Ponte das Canas is the Mouchao estate top-flight non-Alicante Bouschet red, produced using a blend of their finest local varieties - Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca - and Syrah. The grapes are delivered into large open stone lagares where they are foot troden, then lightly pressed in century old wooden baskets. The wine is then run off into French oak barrels where it matures for 18 months. Once bottled it is matured for a further 12 months before release A more fruit-forward wine with much of the richness, density, and tannins of a Mouchao. This elegant and powerful wine is just reaching maturity and is ready to drink, but will equally develop for a further 5+ years.Lasagne, hearty casseroles, red meats and cheese are a great food pair.
Mouchao Ponte Das Canas
Touriga Franca, Shiraz/Syrah, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional