(2009 Vintage) The Chryseia 2009 was made from a judicious selection of grapes chosen from Prats and Symington's own prime vineyards of Quinta de Roriz and Quinta de Perdix. The Quinta de Vila Velha vineyard, privately owned by a member of the Symington family, and which borders Roriz, also made a contribution as it has done in every preceding Chryseia wine.
Wine Advocate"The 2005 'CHRYSEIA' was the result of a strict selection, bottling only 25,000 liters of 200,000 kg vinified. There were a little more than 2,500 cases produced. In 2005, the winery leaned to Touriga Nacional (70%) in its blend, a higher percentage than normal, with the rest mainly Touriga Franca. Unlike in the Post Scriptum, Touriga Nacional flavors dominate this wine, throwing off ripe, plum nuances that are particularly succulent on Day 2. Like many '05s, it is graceful and elegant, and seems...