Vale da Mó
Producer João T. M. Barbosa’s origins begin with his grandfather, founder of Caves Teodósio, who he accompanied during his childhood and adolescence and where he ended up working.
Twenty years later, he started his own project: a small family business which really does involve the whole family—Father, mother and five children together in cultivating and transforming the planted grapes into choice wines.
The family is joined by friends who are so close and have shared so many stories that they have transformed into one huge chosen family.
Together they share a passion for wine and vineyards, for caring for nature with all the respect it deserves. That is why several years ago, they opted for organic farming, with more respect and less intervention, so that the result is an expression of that year’s best raw material.
Every year Nature has small nuances, slight differences that result from the combination of many variables, and the wine is a direct by-product of these variations.
That’s the beauty of wines with little intervention: each harvest produces a unique wine. Although there are characteristics that are maintained over the years, they’re never going to be integral copies like soft drinks are.
To be able to surprise through the wine itself, with the image that was thought and conceived around the concept of the blue rose, the company’s symbol. The obvious, the easy, and the evident have no place here.
A toast to the beauty of uniqueness in life.
Wine Maker: João Barbosa
Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca e Tinta Roriz.
Bottling: September 2018
The Wine: Great structure and balance. Dense colour and refined taste with a fresh aroma. Long and persistent finish.
Total Sugars: 5.2 g/L
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