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Pioneiro Red Wine Vinho Regional Peninsula de Setubal
Venancio da Costa Lima
Portugal - Setúbal Peninsula

The story of this wines begun more than a century ago, with the pioneering dream of Venancio da Costa Lima: to bring good wines to every corner of Portugal. Pioneiro wine brand was created to pay homage to his vision.
What's Unique? Pioneiro (meaning "pioneer" in Portuguese) wine vintage style label pays tribute to the founder's dream in a relaxed, casual way, typical of this wine producer mood.

Intense garnet color, complex nose with touches of ripe fruit, jam and spices, full-bodied flavor and a very balanced finish.

Specifications
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
60% Castelao (also known as Periquita), 30% Aragones and 10% Syrah
Age of vines
15 years
Soil type
sandy
Vinification
Classic vinification at controlled temperature (25 degrees C) with prolonged maceration for phenolic extraction. Wine went through malolactic fermentation. Aged 5 months in French oak barrels. Wine was slightly filtered before bottling.
Pairings

Pasta, Cheese, red meat and game.

Reviews and News

2019 Pioneiro Red Wine Vinho Regional Peninsula de Setubal - 87 PTS - WE

2019 Pioneiro Red Wine Vinho Regional Peninsula de Setubal - 87 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 88 pts

 

- Wine Enthusiast (December 2020), 87 pts

Producer Information: Venancio da Costa Lima

Venâncio “da Costa Lima”, as he was known, was born in 1892 in the town of Quinta do Anjo. In 1914, he founded the Casa Agrícola Venâncio da Costa Lima, ...
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