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.

Tasting Notes


Warm, ripe red fruit with a touch of spice


Red fruits, purple plum, cedar and great tannins

Enjoy with

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

Eng Vicente Portrait

Our Winemaker

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

Wine Maker

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