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Quinta Do Crasto Douro Superior 2013

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Variety: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Rriz, Sousao. The wine has beautifully perfumed fruit and spice aromas, reminiscent perhaps of Côte Rôtie or even of Château Cos d'Estournel. It's intense and vibrant, with velvety texture and so-subtle oakiness. Enjoy it immediately with grilled lamb or steak, or tuck it away for up to four years. Alcohol 14%. Not yet reviewed; 2012 vintage rated 93 points and 'Top 100 Wine of 2015' by Wine Spectator.

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Quinta do Crasto:
Quinta do Crasto is located on the right bank of the river Douro, halfway between Régua and Pinhão. The quinta covers 130 hectares, of which 70 are planted with grade “A” vineyards. Sitting on a privileged location in the Douro Demarcated Region, Quinta do Crasto has been in the family of Leonor and Jorge Roquette for over a century. Like other great Douro quintas, its origins lie in ancient ti... Read more
Quinta do Crasto is located on the right bank of the river Douro, halfway between Régua and Pinhão. The quinta covers 130 hectares, of which 70 are planted with grade “A” vineyards. Sitting on a privileged location in the Douro Demarcated Region, Quinta do Crasto has been in the family of Leonor and Jorge Roquette for over a century. Like other great Douro quintas, its origins lie in ancient times (the name CRASTO comes from the Latin word castrum, a Roman fort). References to Quinta do Crasto date as far back as the early seventeenth century, long before the Douro became the world’s first demarcated wine region in 1756. Large investments were made over the last years to restructure the vineyards and install modern winery equipment, guaranteeing the production of high quality table wines, such as Crasto Douro Red, Quinta do Crasto Douro Reserva Old Vines, single variety wines (100 % Touriga Nacional and 100% Tinta Roriz) and single vineyard wines (Vinha da Ponte and Vinha Maria Teresa), as well as top port wine categories such as Late Bottled Vintage and Vintage Port. While using state-of-the-art vinification technology, the quinta has always retained its traditional foot treading method in granite tanks, called “lagares”. All the investments made in the past combined with the tradition and passion that is put into the wine making, has given Quinta do Crasto a prominent name in wine market scene, at home and abroad. Read less

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Variety: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Rriz, Sousao. The wine has beautifully perfumed fruit and spice aromas, reminiscent perhaps of Côte Rôtie or even of Château Cos d'Estournel. It's intense and vibrant, with velvety texture and so-subtle oakiness. Enjoy it immediately with grilled lamb or steak, or tuck it away for up to four years. Alcohol 14%. Not yet reviewed; 2012 vintage rated 93 points and 'Top 100 Wine of 2015' by Wine Spectator.

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