Tinta Negra, this variety is dominant in Madeira, represents between 80 and 85% of wine production in Madeira. Grown in the south of the island between Funchal and Câmara de Lobos, and in the north at São Vicente.
This Frasqueira, rich, is a one-year harvest. This wine was aged in barrels in the traditionally method called “Canteiro”. During the ageing process the wine is regularly evaluated in order to achieve the appropriate state of maturity to be bottled.