Sitting on almost identical boundaries to the Vinho Verde region in Northern Portugal, the Minho region allows winemakers to experiment with international varietals like Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grown alongside native grapes. Homenagem is a great example of this, blending Merlot with Portuguese varietals that are picked and fermented together and aged in oak.
The result is a deep, full bodied and delicious wine with loads of fruit but a nicely balancing acidity. A delicious option for sunday with a chunk of beef.
WINEMAKING: hand-picked, fruit is detemmed and mildly crushed, fermentation and maceration occurs over 50 days and...
This wine has lovely elegant fruit, it's a fine wine, not in your face, it...