Aphros Phaunus Amphora Vinhao Red 2017
Aphros Phaunus Amphora Vinhao Red 2017 is a unique and captivating wine that showcases the ancient winemaking technique of amphora aging, combined with the indigenous Vinhao grape variety from the Vinho Verde region in Portugal. This wine is a true masterpiece, crafted with passion and innovation by Aphros Wines to create a one-of-a-kind wine experience.
Grape Varietals & Region: Vinhão 100%, from the sub-region of Lima, Vinho Verde DOC
Taste Profile: Aphros Phaunus Amphora Vinhao Red 2017 is a wine that is characterized by its intense and vibrant red color, with complex aromas of dark berries, floral notes, and hints of earthiness. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and rich, with smooth tannins and a long, persistent finish. It is a wine that is both powerful and elegant, showcasing the distinctive characteristics of the Vinhao grape and the influence of the amphora aging process
Winemaking Process: Hand-harvested Vinhao grapes from carefully tended vineyards. The grapes are fermented in traditional clay amphorae, following the ancient winemaking tradition of the region. The amphorae provide a natural environment for the grapes to ferment and age, allowing the wine to develop its unique flavors and aromas. The wine is then gently pressed and aged in the same amphorae for a period of time, allowing it to achieve its full potential.