Wine Enthusiast 90pts:
White peach aromas give a warm feeling. It has fine acidity as well, bursting with fruit and with just a touch of toast.
Fernao Pires is an ancient Mediterranean grape varietalproduced in the Ribatejo. The flavors remind one of the stone fruit of Marsanne. This bottling has 10% barrel fermented Arinto blended in.
Wine & Spirits 89pts: A blend of touriga nacional, jaen (mencía), tinta roriz (tempranillo) and alfrocheiro, DAC is consistently one of the best buys from Dão. This vintage has a...
Decanter 91pts: Floral and fine yet firm. A very focused, mineral, biodynamic wine with terrific purity of grapefruit and lime; very persistent. From the winemaker: Crystaline citrus color. Delicate tangerine...
From the winemaker: The wines take their name from the Carthusian monks, who since 1598 have lived a life of solitude and prayer in the Monastery of Santa Maria Scala...