Excellent red wine from Quinta do...
Excellent red wine from Quinta do Vallado in the Douro region
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|Wine Maker||Francisco Olazabal|
|Vinification||The grapes from old vineyards (over 100 years old) underwent fermentation in small 3 ton stainless steel vats, with controlled temperature and remontage|
|Ageing||The wines were stored in stainless steel tanks for the duration of the malolactic fermentation and were afterwards racked to 225 litres new French Allier Oak barriques for 20 months|
|Tasting Notes||Very concentrated, with balsamic oak notes, fig and black plum aromas, tobacco. In the mouth is full bodied, firm, mature and silky tannins. Mineral notes and a very elegant, persistent and complex finish|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
Quinta do Vallado, built in 1716, is one of the oldest and most famous Quintas in the Douro Valley. He belonged to the legendary Dona Antia Adelaide Ferreira and remains to this day in the possession of his descendants. It is located on the banks of the River Corgo, a tributary of the Douro River, right next to the mouth, near the town of Peso da Rua