Vista Alegre Colheita
Irreverent, Audacious, Harmonious.
CastesTouriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão
ViticultureFrom Quinta da Vista Alegre, Cima Corgo, vineyards aged over 80 years, planted on old platforms, predominant exposure to the south
WinemakingGrapes from a single harvest are hand picked and transported in small boxes and vinified in accordance with the traditional method for port. After partial destemming, the grapes are crushed in stone tanks by foot. Fermentation of the must takes place under controlled temperature and it is stopped by the addition of brandy. This wine, as it is produced, has great ageing potential.
StageWine of a single harvest, aged in oak casks for a minimum period of 7 years. The year of bottling is indicated on the back label.
ConsumptionCan be served with coffee and chocolates. Best served with desserts like: crème brulée, fruit tarts and, also others made with chocolate, dried fruit and nuts and caramel. It should be served at a temperature between 10°C and 12°C.
conservationKeep bottle standing at a constant temperature and protected from strong light. Consume preferably in 6 to 8 weeks after opening.
AwardsColheita 2008: Silver Medal "AWC - International Wine Challence" (2019/United Kingdom)
Colheita 2007: Gold Medal "AWC - International Wine Challence" (2017 / Austria)
Colheita 2007: Gold Medal "Città del Vino" (2017 / Italy)
Colheita 2000: Silver Medal "Decanter World Wine Awards" (September 2020/ United Kingdom)
Colheita 2000: Gold Medal "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles" (September 2020/ Belgium)
Colheita 2000: Grand Gold Medal "Monde Selection" (July 2020/ Belgium)
Colheita 2000: Silver Medal "IWSC-International Wine & Spirit Competition" (August 2020/ United Kingdom)
Colheita 2000: Silver Medal "CNV-National Wine Contest" (May 2018/Portugal)
Colheita 1998: Gold Medal "Korea Wine Challenge 2018" (2019/Korea)
Colheita 1998: Gold Medal "International Wine Challenge 2019" (2019/UK)
Colheita 1998: Gold Medal "Korea Wine Challenge 2018" (2018/Korea)
Colheita 1998: Gold Medal "International Wine Challenge" (April 2018/UK)
Colheita 1997: Gold Medal "Challenge International - Du Vin" (2017/France)
Colheita 1997: Silver Medal "International Wine & Spirit Competition" (2019/United Kingdom)
Colheita 1996: “AWC VIENNA 2016” Gold Medal (October 2016/Austria)