Leo d'Honor

Leo d'Honor 2009

D.O. Palmela
Varieties
Castelão “Periquita”
Harvest
Early October
Origin
Over 60 years old vineyards of the 'Castelão' variety in Fernando Pó, Palmela.
Soil
Sandy
Climate
Mediterranean
Vinification
Fermentation in stainless steel vats, with a 4 week period of extended maceration
Recommended Storage Time
15 years
Tasting Notes
A deep, concentrated aroma. The Castelão grape variety at its best, with notes of dark fruit, jam and spice. Complex on the palate, with slight nuances of tobacco and chocolate from the 18 months spent in French oak barrels. A full-bodied wine, with noticeable tannins and an elegant finish.
Alcoholic Content
14.5 º vol.
Total Acidity
5.61 g tartaric acid/dm³
pH
3.56
Residual Sugar
3.9 g/dm³
Drinking Temperature
16 - 18 ºC
Serving Suggestions
Excellent with stewed meat, game, roasts, strong cheeses and foie gras.