Pato d´Oiro
2010
Luis Pato and José Bento dos Santos' friendship dates back to their classroom time in Chemical Engineering University, in Lisbon. Luis Pato is nowadays a reference wine producer in Bairrada and Bento dos Santos in Lisbon region. Luis is passionate about his Baga and deeply admires his friend's Touriga Nacional. José handles the Syrah grape as nobody else and still today he remains surprised wih his former classmate's Baga. After some decades, they decided to gather again, this time not in a classroom but to make a wine together. A wine in which Luis Pato contributes with Baga from his Vinha Barrosa and Bento dos Santos not with his Touriga but with the unexpected Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo). This match has revealed itself quite charming. A final hint of Syrah rounds up and enhances the blend. A unique and emotional wine that symbolizes a great friendship and that could only have been designed in the best laboratory ever: sat at the table, enjoying great food and
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