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Scoring Brazilian Wines – Wines from Goiás

Scoring Brazilian Wines – Wines from Goiás

The national wines earn each year more credibility and respectability both in the national and foreign markets. The concept that Brazilian wines are of low quality are changing and one of the main and most important goals of ENOVIRTUA is to promote this change, uprooting especially from the mind of Brazilian people this false idea, encouraging them to consume more and more this precious nectar of the gods.
We have the advantage of living in a territory of continental dimensions with a climate and an extremely varied culture. All these characteristics can be printed in our wines – since they are the expression of the land and the hands of the men who produce them. Moreover, it is the only country on the planet with the ability to get two crops of vineyards during the year; one in the summer and another in winter.

Brazil has changed and is changing more and more, and with it so are our wines. They are now recognized all over the world for their quality and finesse. Even to compete on equality with the best global brands.
Below is the score obtained by the labels of the newest wine region of Goiás, Brazilian center west region which begin to win the best national and global palates:

AD 88 points
BANDEIRAS BARBERA 2010

Pirineus Vinhos e Vinhedos, Goiás, Brazil (R$ 75,00). This wine is a tribute to the pioneers, discoverers of the Serra dos Pirineus in 1727. Red wine composed of 85% Barbera, 10% Tempranillo and 5% Sangiovese, with stage six months in barrels of French and American oak. The color is ruby red with violet reflections and aromas of ripe red fruit and floral notes and sweet spices, minerals and toasty touches. On the palate, it is fruity, structured, balanced, medium end juicy end has refreshing acidity, good typicality, and soft tannins. Alcohol 15%.


AD 87 points
INTRÉPIDO SYRAH 2010

Pirineus Vinhos e Vinhedos, Goiás, Brazil (R$ 65,00). The first winery in Brazil’s Center-west that produces wines from grape Vitis vinifera. Red wine composed of 87% Syrah and 13% Tempranillo, with stage 11 months in new French barriques. It has intense ruby red color and aromas of ripe red and blacker fruits, as well as floral, toasted and spicy notes, and herbal touches. In the mouth, confirms that more mature fruit. It is structured and has acidity at a balanced point, marked tannins, but good quality and final end with a juicy and persistent taste. It is still young.

Source:  Revista Adega