Wine "Messias Selection" Tinto, Douro DOC
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Reviews of purchase "Messias Selection" Tinto, Douro DOC
Wine rich ruby color.
The taste of wine is full bodied, harmonious, slightly tart, with hints of ripe black fruit and berries, long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of black currant, violets and morocco.
The wine goes well with red meat, fatty dishes and hard cheeses.
"Sun Valley Cabernet" - ordinary table dry red wine, the main variety of grapes in the blend which is a Cabernet Sauvignon (85-90%). This variety is considered the best for the production of red table wines. Cabernet Sauvignon seedlings were imported from France and planted in the Crimean village of Sun Valley in 2001-2002, and in 2004, the year of the harvest to them was made first varietal wine. Local soils, representing the heavy dense clay and loam with lots of stones of various sizes, hold moisture well and are ideal for the cultivation of grapes.
In the contest "Golden Griffin" in 2010. Wine "Cabernet Sun Valley" received a silver medal.
Vinhos Messias company was founded in 1926, its founder - Messias Baptista - served as head of the company until 1973, after which control passed to his heirs. The company produces high-quality wines from several regions: Dao, Bairrada, Douro, Vinho Verde, Beyras, Terras do Sado and Wine do Porto. The company is also known for its high quality sparkling wines and aged brandies.
Messias is based at Mealhada town, a small town in central Portugal, in the heart of the Bairrada region. Here, the company owns more than 160 hectares of land, on which lie the vineyards. In Ferradoza (Douro Valley), Messias owns 200 hectares of land, 110 hectares of which are occupied by vineyards for the production of port wine and Quinta do Douro. The company expands, buys new vineyards and carefully ensures that in the production were involved in only the most advanced technology.