José Maria da Fonseca. Moscatel de Setubal, Superior Armagnac, Portugal 2001
Domingos Soares Franco, winemaker and vice-president is the youngest of the two representatives of the sixth generation of the family that manages José Maria da Fonseca. As both Vice-President and senior winemaker of the company Domingos has become a prominent figure in the field of Portuguese winemaking and viticulture. Although all José Maria da Fonseca’s wines are of his making, some
are particularly special to him. Labelled “Domingos Soares Franco Private Collection”.
Vinification: Fermentation stopped by adding brandy, in this case from Armagnac region.
Tasting Notes: Ripe caramalised banana, juicy pear and nougat aromas, with hazelnuts, pine nuts and almonds wrapped in caramelized sugar on the palate. With a very long finish.
Serving Suggestion: As an aperitif served at 10ºC or as a dessert wine serve at 16ºC.