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Quinta do Vallado Superior Douro Red 2018

Overview

A surprising wine of vivid color with intense aromas. Exuberant and mysterious, combining the typical floral aromas of Touriga Nacional with hints of exotic fruits. Intense and silky, with great quality tannings. It delivers a fresh and citric aftertaste, brought on by the presence of wild fruits.


Winemaker Notes
Organic certified vinification. Each parcel was vinified separately in stainless steel vats, with controlled temperature and periodical remontage. This organic wine aged for 16 months in used barrels of French oak.

Serving Hints
Serve at room temperature, with various meats and game.


Producer: Quinta do Vallado
Region: Douro (DOC)
Country: Portugal
Wine Composition: 80% Touriga Nacional, 18% Touriga Franca, 2% Sousao
Alcohol: 14.0%
Total Acidity: 5 G/L
Residual Sugar: <0.6 G/L
pH: 3.63


Press Highlights

2019: 92 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, June/July 2022 Issue
2018: 91 Pts - Wine Spectator, Sept 2021
2016: 92 Pts - Wine Spectator, Nov 2020
2015: 93 Pts ‘Cellar Selection’ -  Wine Enthusiast, June 2018
2015: 91 Pts - Wine Advocate, Aug 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Wine Spectator, Apr 2018

 

 
 
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