Stones & Bones is a fabulous new wave red combining native varieties with international star Syrah. Velvety, mouthfilling and long, it's a perfect example of how modern Portuguese reds offer some of the most original, tasty and best value in Europe.
"Another Portuguese winner. Very rounded and mouthfilling wine. 5-Stars"
Online Review For the 2015 vintage
A frequent Gold medal winner, Stones & Bones is so-called because it’s grown in a landscape littered with ancient boulders and dinosaur fossils. In the modern Portuguese tradition, the wine is a blend of local and international grapes. Touriga Nacional, the backbone of vintage port, joins forces with Syrah, Tinta Roriz and Alicante to produce truly mammoth, rich fruit flavours. Equally impressive is the winemaker, Diogo Sepúlveda, who relaxes after work by cycling or playing football, or, more unusually, bull wrestling! Having worked in Pomerol, then in the Barossa with heirloom Shiraz vines, his credentials for making this rich, old vine Portuguese red are second to none. For maximum enjoyment, decant and serve with a rich beef casserole.
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