Gáudio, Clássico, Alentejano, Portugal, 2013
(at Laithwaites, Stoney Street Store, 15 Oct 2017)
Drinking Window: 2017 - 2019
A sizeable dollop of overripe, almost stewed black bramble fruit together with noticeable vanilla oak. It's in danger of being quite unwieldy on the palate, but is rescued by an assertive tannic grip.
30% Touriga Nacional
30% Alicante Bouschet / Garnacha Tintorera