Soul of Portugal
Animus is a combination of four indigenous Portuguese grapes, which fit together like the birds of a feather. Animus will bring you on a Portuguese holiday with its great warmth and delicate red fruit aroma with a hint of spice.
Warm, ripe red fruit with a touch of spice
Red fruits, purple plum, cedar and great tannins
Pizza, chicken, pasta, great friends and good times
90 points + Silver Medal Decanter World Wine Awards
Bronze International Wine Challenge
Gold Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013
His name is Vicente Leite de Faria and few people know wine making like him.
After completing a degree in Agricultural Engineering in Portugal, he moved to France and enrolled in University of Bordeaux to learn even more about enology and wine making.
He worked in Bordeaux with world famous winemakers in different French Chateaux’s where he learned the ancient French wine making techniques.
He returned to University to complete a post-graduate degree in wine marketing and was hired by Aveleda S.A. as head of enology where he oversaw the direct production of 13,000,000 bottles of wine per year.
In the last 30 years, Vicente has produced more than 250,000,000 bottles of wine.Vicente Leite de Faria