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Luis Seabra Xisto Ilimitado Tinto 2020


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The Land

Nestled in the rugged terrains of the Douro Valley, Portugal, Luis Seabra's vineyards epitomize the essence of this historic wine region, celebrated for its steep, schistose slopes and dramatic weather extremes. The Luis Seabra Xisto Ilimitado Tinto 2020 benefits from the unique microclimates and ancient terraces that challenge both viticulturist and vine, shaping a wine that distinctly echoes its origins. These hard conditions, combining intense heat and poor, rocky soils, force the vines to dig deep for sustenance, concentrating the character and flavor of the grapes. This natural adversity ensures that each vintage vividly articulates the story of its land.

The Wine

Luis Seabra Xisto Ilimitado Tinto 2020 is a masterful blend that captures the traditional spirit of Douro through its use of native varietals like Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela, and Rufete. Crafted with a focus on showcasing the terroir, this wine presents a moderate alcohol level of around 13%, striking a fine balance with its bright acidity and structured tannins. Its palate is an intricate dance of ripe red fruits, floral undertones, and a distinctive mineral streak that pays homage to the schist soils it springs from. The aging potential of this wine promises a graceful evolution, while its current state is equally compelling, inviting immediate enjoyment with promises of unfolding complexity.

The People

Luis Seabra is a vanguard in the Portuguese winemaking scene, championing a philosophy of minimal intervention and a deep respect for the land. His journey from soil researcher to a revered figure in Douro's revolution in still wines reflects a profound connection to his roots and an unwavering commitment to quality. Since founding Luis Seabra Vinhos in 2013, his approach has been clear: to produce wines that articulate the distinct voices of their terroir. With each vintage, he achieves a compelling clarity of expression, crafting wines that are not only reflective of Douro's heritage but also of his own personal ethos and dedication. Seabra's wines are a tribute to the authenticity and potential of Portuguese viticulture, crafted for those who seek a profound connection with the land and its history.

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