Excellent Red Wine from Quinta do...
Excellent Red Wine from Quinta do Vallado, Douro region
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|Cast||Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Sousão and mixed old vineyards|
|Wine Maker||Francisco Olazabal & Francisco Ferreira|
|Vinification||All grapes were fermented under controlled temperature varying between 25º and 27ºC. The finest of the press wine, from a traditional basket press, was also used for ageing for the final blend|
|Ageing||70% aged for 16 months in stainless steel tanks. The remaining 30% aged in 225 litres used French Oak barrique (3rd and 4th year) for 16 months until final blending|
|Tasting Notes||Concentrated, with intense mature red fruit aromas, hints of violets and "esteva" (a local Portuguese resinous bush). Good structure with matured round tannins and a long persistent finish|
|Enjoy||Red meats, roast beef and grilled meats|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|