Would you be able to work closely with your brother or sister – or would you kill each other?
António and Joana Maçanita seem to get along just fine in their mutual Douro project which goes under their last name, Maçanita. The wines are more than promising and the siblings aren’t afraid of pushing the boundaries and forcing us to leave our comfort zone; something which for example the Malvasia Fina is a proof of it.
Meet the Maçanita’s and get to know their wines!
António and Joana Maçanita, brother and sister winemakers who are part of this golden generation of Portuguese winemakers. Went to the Douro with a common goal, to make quality wines In this 2011 wine we have a red wine with two varieties with great expression in the Douro. Concentrated ruby-violet color. Intense yet mellow aromas that combine crushed blueberries and floral notes from Touriga Nacional with the fresh red fruit of Tinta Roriz. Full bodied and balanced, with a persistent…