- DO: Lisboa
- Brand: Humus, Lisboa
- Producer: Humus
- Grape: Touriga Nacional and Syrah
- Climate: Atlantic
- Production: 4,000
- Vinification: Fermented in inox and aged in old barrels
- Tasting: pork, pasta, rice, charcuterie, cheeses
- SKU: 101
Humus 2015 is a blend of Touriga Nacional 50% and Syrah 50%. Located an hour away north from Lisbon, 20km from the Atlantic sea. Harvest by hand in cases, selection of the grapes in the vineyards and also at the winery. Destemmed and smooth pressed with pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeast, 7-10 days of maceration in inox. Aged in old 500L barrels for 12 months. Unfiltered, no clarification. No sulphites added.
Tasting notes: Medium to full bodied. On the nose very particular notes of sea side. Plums, violets, deep inky flavours and bold. Aged 12 months in old barrel provides round texture and softens tannins, with slight oak flavours. Food friendly red wine, pork, pasta, rice, charcuterie, cheeses.