Maias Tinto Quinta das Maias 2021

Maias Tinto
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Maias Tinto Quinta das Maias, Organic, high altitude vineyard, Dao, Jaen, Alfrochero, Touriga Nacional, creamy, soft palate, complexity and soft red fruits, delicious and great value. A fantastic little organic wine made in the lesser known Dao region of Portugal. The Dao is a hot continental climate but parts are covered by a high plateau and some of the vineyard sites are located here at a over 600 metres above sea level. Quinta das Maias is one of those estates. The 15 hectares of vines are in different parcels and all are organic. The high altitude gives lovely acidity to the wine. The red tastes like a wine that costs more than this, well balanced and fruity but with a sense of the granitic soils and a long savoury finish, great for roast meats but fresh enough to serve a little chilled in the summertime.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 750ml
Production Method Organic
Producer Quinta Das Maias
Country Portugal
Region DAO, Portugal
Vintage 2021
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grapes Jaen, Other local variety
Terroir Granitic, Sand
Alcohol 13% abv
Maturation Stainless steel
Total Sulphur 66 mg/l
Annual Production 30 - 50,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Drinking very well but would age another 3 years comfortably
Food Matching Charcuterie, Curries, Red Meat

Quinta das Maias is a fantastic little wine farm situated 600 metres above sea level on a high plateau in the Dao region of Portugalwho are certified organic.

Luis Lourenco who runs the estate is proud of this fact and also of his excellent wines which not only offer great, approachable drinkability but also fantastic value for money. The estate was originally planted to vines in the late 19th century, and since changes in law which allow producers more freedom to bottle their own wines, quality has improved drastically, and forward thinking producers like Luis have come to realise the potential of the fantastic granitic terroir and the delicious local grapes varieties, Jaen, Encruzado and Malvasia Fina.



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  1. peter garrabrant


    wow just fabulous . This tastes like it should be 30.oo a bottle

  2. Hazel goldberg


    Great wine at a good price
    Great to have naturally produced wine

  3. Natasha


    love this wine. love how quickly it shipped. best kept secret!

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  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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