Caste of French origin, in Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon is considered the queen of red grapes, being one of the most widespread in the world.
With a late ripening of the grapes, produces wines very red, firm tannins, some acidity, easily recognized by its aroma of cassis, spices and green peppers.
Have a high potential for extended stage, being often aged in oak.
Alicante Bouschet is a red grape variety of the vitis vinifera family resulting from the crossing of the Grenache and Petit Bouschet grapes.
Alicante Bouschet is of French origin (Languedoc), created by Henry Bouschet, between 1865 and 1885, from the crossing of the mentioned grapes. It is currently cultivated mostly in Portugal, and is therefore considered a Portuguese grape variety. Widely used in assemblage processes to improve color input in some reds.
Arinto, also known as Pederna, Pé de Perdiz Branco, Chapeludo, Cerceal, Espanhol Azal, Galego Azal and Espanhol Branco, is one of the oldest native varieties of Portugal.
It offers vibrant wines with lively acidity, refreshing and with a strong mineral penance. It is often used in the production of batch wines and sparkling wine.
With an excellent ageing potential, its wines can be appreciated for long decades. The aroma is relatively discreet, with notes of green apple and lemon, with a velvety touch.