A beautifully shaped and structured wine. Its polished wood shines through the black plums, figs and dark chocolate flavors. It's a wine with a velvet texture, hiding sweet tannins and pushing ripe fruit forward. For aging, 4-5 years, but already drinkable.
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Domini Plus Douro DOC
Grape Varieties15% Touriga Nacional, 20% Tinta Roriz-Tempranillo, 65% Touriga Francesa
DescriptionHistorically, J.M. da Fonseca is a southern Portugal company with family roots in the Setúbal Peninsula and Alentejo. The Douro Valley, home of Port and exquisite red table wines, represents the latest venture for this acclaimed producer. With Domini and Domini Plus, the Soares Franco family, owners of J.M. da Fonseca, have set out on a mission to showcase the full potential of the Douros grapes, and the excellence this regions dry red table wines are capable of attaining. DOMINI PLUS is a very limited edition wine and is produced strictly in exceptional vintages.
VinificationTraditional fermentation is carried out with full skin contact at a controlled temperature of approximately 82ºF. The resulting wine spends 12 months in new French oak casks before bottling.
NoseIntense aromas of violets, cassis, spice and blackberries.
PalateFull-bodied and concentrated, with rich, black fruit flavors, smooth tannins and a long, persistent finish.
AnalysisAlcohol: 13.7 %pH: 3.77RS: 3.3TA: 5.2
Serving SuggestionsEnjoy with grilled red meats, hearty casseroles and aged cheeses