Fermentation in barrels and underground in concrete tanks ,mineral with stone fruit aromas ,perfect with cheeses and seafood,
13.5% CISTERCIUM is a wine from history and nature. With grapes created where the first estate of the monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça was constituted (XIII century) and according to the Cistercian methods.
This wine is produced with Portuguese varieties, by adding Arinto must with Castelão grapes, fermentation and aging in oak barrels The nice ruby colour of medieval wines shows an amazing complexity between the freshness of the fruits and the spice notes. Cistercium is a different kind of wine… Argillaceous limestone. Arinto in hillside exposure to the east; Castelão with exposure to the west, on the Alcoa Valley
Arinto and Castelao