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Viva la Vid—a

Viva la Vid—a

100% Espadeiro

  • Produced from vines of 30-200 years of age
  • Market launch in autumn
  • Long production time in stainless steel tanks during 8 months
  • Bottled unfiltered
  • Third edition of 450 liters
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Specifications

Current harvest: 2013
Variety: 100% espadeiro
Alcohol content: 11,5% vol.
Total acidity: 5,95 gr/l. tartaric acid
Volatile acidity: 0,72 gr/l. acetic acid
pH: 3,45
Free sulphur: 24mg/l.
Total sulphur: 75mg/l.

Full specs (PDF)

Tasting

Viva la Vid—a 2013

Medium ruby in color. Light balsamic notes, backed by more dominant violet flower and red cherry fruit. Texturally soft, with good acidity, recurring red fruit flavors and darker cherries, mature, soft tannins. The freshness belies its Atlantic character.

Viva la Vid—a 2012

Medium ruby, aromas of red fruits, forest undergrowth, licorice and coffee. Light-bodied with good acidity, with recurring red fruit, fresh herbs and herbaceous notes rounded out with soft tannins on the palate.

Recent Awards

  • 90 Parker Points. Viva la Vid—a 2013. Wine Advocate Magazine