Lapa dos Gaivoes , DO Alentejo, Joao Barrosa 2014
Deep garnet in colour, intense and concentrated with complex aromas of red and black berries, wild flowers, black pepper, coconut and barrel spice. Full bodied, elegant and fresh with some acidity and fine tannins. Dark ripe spicy fruit and chocolate truffle flavours carry through to a long finish that shows earthy minerality. Good to eat with game, lean roasted meats and cheese.
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Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira, Aragonêz, Tinta Barroca, Syrah
Joao Barbosa comes from generations of family deeply rooted in the wine industry. Bearing the same name as his grandfather and being the oldest of grandsons, Joao demonstrated from an early age a natural passion for wine and dedication to wine production. In 1997 Joao founded his current initiative, Joao M Barbosa, and extended his dream of creating fine wines.
Drawing on many years of personal experience; the aim is to produce wines that respect regionality and achieve quality expected from discerning wine lovers and connoisseurs. " Alentejo our flagship wines Ninfa and Lapa dos Gaivoes wines are made exclusively from estate grown grapes expressing individual and authentic expressions of origin. Since the first harvest our entire family and friends continue to collaborate and bring in each vintage which we believe gives our wines their own unique genetic code".