The wine region of Colares, integrated in the Lisbon Wine Region, a little further from Lisbon than its neighbor and competitor, the also very noble region of Carcavelos, is limited to the West by the Atlantic Ocean and to the South by the Serra de Sintra , the Colares Demarcated Region comprises the parishes of Colares, São João das Lampas and São Martinho, from the Municipality of Sintra, being a Controlled Denomination of Origin since 1908, the westernmost Demarcated region of Continental Europe and the smallest region producing still wines from Portugal.
This 1934 Adega Viúva Gomes Red Wine is a Ramisco single varietal, authocthon in this region, from ungrafted vines, planted on the sandy soils of Colares. Antique vintage, carefully kept on Viúva's "volt", which have gained an onion skin color. Aromatic notes of damp earth, tobacco and traces of raisin fruits..
The Red Wine Adega Viúva Gomes 1934 is vinified using a fermentation in a winery, followed by an aging in vats, exotic woods, with the use of a 100% Portuguese natural cork stopper that was changed in 2000, being a wine with an important and 20-year aging potential (check the stopper during aging).
Tasting Notes: Wines like this VIÚVA GOMES RED WINE 1934 have, over time, acquired an onion skin hue, although still have some freshness. In the nose it smells moist earth and raisin cherry, already in the mouth they present a
light structure with rounded tannins and saline notes at the end.
Grapes/varietes: Ramisco (100%)
Harmonization: We recommend this monovarietal, Adega Viúva Gomes Reserva Red Wine 1934, recommended wine to accompany game dishes, and it is advisable that for a considerable improvement, it is subject to a previous opening and careful decanting.
Serving temperature is: Serve this wine between 18 and 19ºC.
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|Type||Protected Designation of Origin|
|Btl. Capac||0.65 Liter|
|Tasting notes||These old wines gained an onion skin color, although it has maintained a pleasent freshness with aromatic notes of raisin cherry and damp earth|
|Production||The Ramisco grape, authocthon in this region Colares|
|Palate||In the mouth this wine has a light structure, where the tannins are marked along with some acidity due to sea winds, presenting a finish of sea salt notes|