Quinta de São José, Douro Valley, Touriga Nacional
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Quinta de São José is a family project that was started in 1999 by João Brito e Cunha, Ruy Brito and Cunha. In 2005, João Brito e Cunha bought the entire vineyard and brand of Quinta de S. José from his family. Quinta de S. José has a total area of 20ha, of which 11 are vineyard. It has 4 more hectares of vineyard leased from an adjoining the Quinta.
These grapes chosen from some of the best plots of Touriga Nacional in the vineyard to produce this wine. It was fermented in temperature controlled vats and then aged for 12 months in used French oak barrels. It is fresh, fruity, floral and has minerality running through it with a long finish.