Red Wine Portugal
P+S Prats & Symington Chryseia
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This P+S Prats & Symington Chryseia is a wine that stands out from the rest. With its deep ruby color, this wine has an intense aroma of ripe blackberries and dark cherries that tantalize the senses. Its robust flavor is balanced with a hint of oak, giving it layers of complexity. This full-bodied red is known for its velvety tannins and long finish, making it an ideal accompaniment to any meal. It's no wonder why this popular Portuguese wine has been praised by critics and enjoyed by many for years - it's truly one of a kind!
A Little Trivia
The winery, P+S Prats & Symington, is the result of a merger between two families with a combined winemaking history spanning over 300 years! Each family has their own unique story that brought them to the label, providing insight into how this special wine was born.
History of This Wine
P+S Prats & Symington Chryseia is a Portuguese red wine blend made from the traditional Douro grape varieties of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Tinto Cão. It was first produced in 2000 by the renowned winemaking team of Bruno Prats and Christian Seely, who had previously collaborated on the highly acclaimed Château Cos d’Estournel in Bordeaux. The inaugural vintage was an instant success, garnering numerous accolades and awards. Since then, P+S Prats & Symington Chryseia has become one of the most sought-after wines from Portugal's Douro Valley. Notable vintages include 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2011. In 2016, P+S Prats & Symington Chryseia was awarded a coveted 100-point score from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate for its 2011 vintage.
What To Serve With This Wine?
The Prats & Symington Chryseia is a blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Roriz grapes. This full-bodied red wine has notes of blackberry, plum, black cherry, and dark chocolate. It pairs well with roasted meats, such as lamb or beef, and robust cheeses like aged cheddar or blue cheese. It also goes well with dishes featuring mushrooms or truffles. For a more adventurous pairing, try it with game meats like venison or wild boar.