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The Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2012 : a red wine from Dao produced by Sogrape Vinhos that is based on the best of touriga nacional of 2012. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Dao (Dao,Portugal)
Winery: Sogrape Vinhos
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Touriga Nacional
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Sogrape Vinhos

Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2012 (Touriga Nacional)

TASTING NOTES OF Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2012:

  • View: ruby ​​red.
  • Nose: intense wine, delicate aromas. The notes of ripe black and red fruit, floral touches and bush, with fresh hues.
  • Mouth: elegant and balanced, with soft tannins, good structure and strength to the wine, good correspondence with the aromas of the nose in the end.

APPELLATION: Dao.

VINEYARD: Sogrape Vinhos

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional.

PAIRING: meats and cheese.

TEMPERATURE: 15-17 °C.

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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Posted on at 04.53

4/5

Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2012

The Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2012 - Red Wine with 750ml is a Red Wine made in Portugal Dão and Lafões.

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Posted on at 12.22

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:
It is intensely red in colour. It has a generous bouquet which includes red fruits and floral notes, especially violet, so typical of this variety, freshened by warm spicy hints and underpinned by harmonious, integrated oak notes. Its palate has a surprisingly fresh attack and shows a fine acidity, with well-rounded but lively tannins, that culminates in a well-balanced and elegant finish.
- Winemaker: Manuel Vieira
- Winemaking: Harvested by plot into 20 kg crates and selected on arrival at the winery, the Touriga Nacional grapes were directly off-loaded into the de-stemmer-crusher. The grape juice gravity fed into small stainless steel tanks, equipped with automatic pumping-over, where alcoholic fermentation took place for about a week, at an average temperature of about 28ºC. They remained in post-fermentation maceration for another 20 days. Malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks, followed by a 12-month maturation in new, French oak, fine-grain barrels from 8 French cooperages. Throughout the maturing process numerous tastings were performed in order to monitor the wine's evolution after which the blend was prepared, fined, filtered and bottled.
- Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional.
- Food Pairing: Ideal with meat, game and various types of buttery cheese.
- Store and Serve Advices: As with all good Dão reds this wine has a long shelf-life and it remains in optimum drinking condition for over 10 years. The bottle should be kept horizontally in a dry and cool place. After ageing in the bottle it is natural for deposit to occur, and decanting is therefore recommended. Serve at between 16ºC-18ºC. Once open, it should be drunk on the same day, although it will remain in good condition for some time provided the bottle is well corked.

Posted on at 05.03

4 /5

Red wine from the region of Dão. Intense ruby ​​color. Intense aromas and smooth, lots of fruit to reveal youth. Very balanced. The palate is elegant and youthful, velvety with excellent structure and good acidity to give it freshness. Excellent body and long finish.

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Reviews about Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2000

Paul Wing
Paul Wing

4/5

The smell of red fruits in the Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional is quite obvious. It tasted like grape juice.
Summarizing, good red.

Reviews about Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 1996

Paul Wing
Paul Wing

4/5

I bought the Quinta Dos Carvalhais wine online.
A red Bordeaux Touriga Nacional. It has currant scents. I liked the Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional, although it tasted a bit rough.

Reviews about Quinta dos Carvalhais Touriga Nacional 2015

Portugal Vineyards
Portugal Vineyards

4/5

16,5 pts Revista de Vinhos - It is intensely red in colour. It has a generous bouquet which includes red fruits and floral notes, especially violet, so typical of this variety, freshened by warm spicy hints and underpinned by harmonious, integrated oak notes. Its palate has a surprisingly fresh attack and shows a fine acidity, with well-rounded but lively tannins, that culminates in a well-balanced and elegant finish.
Garrafeira Nacional
Garrafeira Nacional

4/5

Red wine from the region of Dão. Intense ruby ​​color. Intense aromas and smooth, lots of fruit to reveal youth. Very balanced. The palate is elegant and youthful, velvety with excellent structure and good acidity to give it freshness. Excellent body and long finish.
Wine House Portugal
Wine House Portugal

4/5

Quinta dos Carvalhais allies experience with innovation to create very elegant wines with intense, delicate flavors and unique personalities que reflect the region

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