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 Minas Gerais in Brazilian southeast region, which begin to win the best national and global palates:
AD 87 points
ALMA SAUVIGNON BLANC 2012
Casa Geraldo, Minas Gerais, Brazil (R$ 19,00). White wine made exclusively from Sauvignon Blanc grapes harvested in winter without passing through wood. It presents a yellow golden color, greenish reflections and aromas of white fruits and fresh citrus fruits surrounded by typical plants and herbaceous notes, beyond floral, mineral and smoky tones. On the palate, it is fruity, structured, has good volume in the mouth, refreshing acidity and medium end / long enjoyable. Well done and tasty to drink. 13.5% alcohol.
AD 86 points
PRIMEIRA ESTRADA Syrah 2010
Vinícola Estrada Real, Minas Gerais, Brazil (R$ 65,00). Produced exclusively from Syrah grapes ripened and harvested during autumn / winter, ie, through pruning the vine to produce grapes is carried out of the ordinary during the Spring / Summer, which enables a longer cycle, allowing the maturation more homogeneous fruit. The color is ruby red with violet reflections and aromas of red fruits wrapped in spicy and mineral notes. On the palate, it is fruity, structured, good acidity and resolved tannins and medium finish. Worthy to be proved. 13.5% alcohol.
Source: Revista Adega