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Quinta do Vallado Touriga Nacional 2018

Overview

Very concentrated aromas, with balsamic notes of oak, ripe red fruits and violets. The palate is extremely balanced, with a lot of red fruit concentration, containing ripe and round tannins and a long and fresh finish.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The grapes were vinified in 5-10 ton stainless steel vats with controlled temperatures and scheduled remontage. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was transferred to French oak barrels where it remained for 16 months.

Serving Hints
Serve between 60.8° F to 64.4° F with light meat dishes such as pork, or flavorful hard cheeses from cow or sheep's milk.


Producer: Quinta do Vallado
Region: Douro (DOC)
Country: Portugal
Wine Composition: 100% Touriga Nacional
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total Acidity: 5.3 G/L
Residual Sugar: 0.6 G/L
pH: 3.73


Press Highlights

2020: 93 Pts - Wine Advocate, July 2022
2019: 93 Pts - Wine Advocate, Mar 2022
2018: 93 Pts - Wine Advocate, Jan 2021
2017: 94 Pts - Wine Advocate, Aug 2019
2017: 93 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Nov 2020
2016: 93 Pts - Wine Spectator, Feb. 2020
2016: 93 Pts - Wine Advocate, Aug 2018
2016: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Apr 2020
2015: 92 Pts - Wine Advocate, June 2018
2015: 92 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct 2018
2014: 92 Pts - Wine Spectator, Dec 2016
2014: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, May 2017
2013: 91 Pts - Wine Spectator, Mar 2016
2012: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, June 2015
2012: 91 Pts - Wine Spectator, June 2015
2012: 91 Pts - Wine Advocate, June 2015


 
 
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