Quinta do Crasto produces the Crasto Superior , a white wine from Douro based on tinta roriz, touriga nacional, touriga franca and sousao. Drinks&Co users evaluate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points.
“Crasto Superior is Wien red fresh and balanced on the nose. Fresh on the palate, great body and ripe tannins firm. Very complex notes of dark berried fruits, cistus gum and cocoa towards the lingering elegant finish. Excellent length.
Manuel Lobo is the winemaker of this excellent red wine from the Douro region”
“The grapes from our Quinta da Cabreira, in the Upper Douro, were transported in small plastic boxes and subjected to rigorous screening to the winery entrance. After a total de-stemming and crushing slightly, the wort was transferred to fermentation tanks stainless steel with controlled temperature. Color: Violet loaded. Nose: Excellent design and aromatic intensity, which features fresh notes of wild berries, in line with elegant violet aromas, and soft notes of cocoa. Mouth balanced Top evolving into a wine with excellent volume, solid structure comprises engaging and silky tannins. All in perfect harmony with fresh retro nasal aromas of berries. Ends harmonious and with great persistence.”
“Tasting Notes: Intense violet color . On the nose, vibrant berries, in tune with soft Notes of spice . In the mouth, fresh start, highlighting the intense Notes of berries, which evolve in harmony for a compact structure of firm tannins, but smooth . Ends persistent, balanced and with a great feeling of freshness
Serving at: n/a
We recommend with: n/a”
Deep violet colour. Very expressive and intense aromas, with fresh berry fruit in perfect harmony with elegant gum cistus notes and soft spices. Fresh, evolving into a serious wine, with great volume, solid structure and round and firm tannins. Lingering finish with pleasant berry fruit sensations and well-integrated fresh spices.
- Winemaker: Manuel Lobo
- Winemaking: The grapes, coming from our property Quinta da Cabreira in the Douro Superior sub-region, were taken to the winery in plastic boxes and rigorously inspected on a sorting table on arrival. The grapes were then completely destemmed and slightly crushed. After this, the must was transferred to temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. Ageing 12 months in French oak barrels.
- Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Sousão.
- Food Pairing: This wine finely accompanies red meats, roast beef and grilled meats.
- Store and Serve Advices: Storage Lying down at a temperature of 15°C. Serve at a temperature of 16°C to 18ºC.”