Quinta do Lubazim Grande Reserva Red 2016
D. João I graced João Gomes with the Lordship of Lubazim in Alto Douro, for his achievements in the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385, a daughter came to marry Gonçalo Vaz de Castro, grandson of Mor-Bailiff of the King. The Farm Lubazim remained as belonging to Castro family until today. The grapes that gave rise to this wine, came from this farm, which has different exposures,south,east and west.
The grapes are harvested by hand, for boxes of 25 pounds at its optimum maturity, the aim being to present a vigorous maturity, leading to higher concentrations aromatic and polyphenolic. After gentle crushing and destemmed, the grapes are fermented in vats, claiming that the quality components present in the skins of very ripe grapes, passed gently into the wine.