A wonderfully fresh and generous red made by winemaker Rui Reguinga. Rui is a perfectionist and one of the most respected Portuguese winemakers. Quinta Vale Veados “Deer’s Valley” is located in the heart of the Tejo area - north east of Lisbon - on ancient royal hunting grounds. A superb blend of Touriga Nacional (70%) and a dash of Syrah. Grapes are hand harvested. This medium bodied wine is partially aged in French oak barrels for 8 months. It shows very good aromatic complexity with ripe spicy fruit character and notes of ripe figs and prunes. Soft, round and well balanced on the palate. A delight with red meat and game. Top class at the price.
Rui Reguinga has established himself as one of Portugal’s greatest winemakers. He is behind the revitalisation of Northern Alentejo’s ancient wine region and the wines he produces from various Portuguese vineyards are simply uncompromisingly brilliant.