This intense and structural wine, with aromas and flavors of forest fruit, vanilla, with a hint of spice and velvety tannins, goes perfectly with baked and grilled meats, pasta with meat and mushroom sauces, and expressive cheeses.
The Tejo region is located in the heart of Portugal, not far from the country's capital, Lisbon. It has a rich cultural heritage and is famous for its historical treasures. Here you can find Roman ruins, Gothic castles, Manueline monasteries and medieval hilltop villages. It is one of the oldest regions in Portugal with a wine-growing tradition dating back to the 12th century. The endemic varieties of red grapevines include: Touriga Nacional, Castelao Francés, Trincadeira Preta.
The wine is produced by a family business founded in the 1980s by Jose Candido, which is now managed by Mariana and Rui Candido. Their main assumption and goal is to produce the highest quality wines in harmony with the nature and tradition of the region.