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Douro

Messias Quinta do Cachao Douro Touriga Nacional 2012

75cl

Messias Quinta do Cachao Douro Touriga Nacional 2012

£28.50
£28.50
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012
Appellation:Douro (Porto and Douro, Portugal)
Winery: Caves Messias
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Touriga Nacional
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Wine Level In The Bottle: Mid-Shoulder (ME - Mi-Epaule)
Caves Messias is the maker of this Messias Quinta do Cachao Douro Touriga Nacional 2012 (£28.50), a red wine from Douro vinified with touriga nacional from 2012 and has an alcoholic strength of 13%. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Description of Messias Quinta do Cachao Douro Touriga Nacional 2012

Messias Quinta do Cachao Douro Touriga Nacional 2012 (Touriga Nacional)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Intense red color with violet reflections
  • Nose: Floral notes of dark fruit and spices.
  • Mouth: Black and red fruit with notes of honey. Dry and full-bodied, good balance and well structured tannins. It has a good backbone and a long, smooth finish.

APPELLATION: Douro Tinto Douro Portugal

VINEYARD: Messias

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional

AGEING: 18 months in French oak barrels

PREPARATION: It is made from a careful selection of grapes well ripened Touriga Nacional grown on the estate of the Messias family in the Douro Valley.

PAIRING: floral has notes of dark fruit and spices.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE:

ALCOHOL: 13.0%

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The Winery

Caves Messias

Caves Messias

The portuguese vineyard Caves Messias produces excellent wine since 1926. Founded by Mr. Messias Baptista, who acted as a chariman until 1973, it still is a family-owned company. The winery is situated in the center of Portugal in the region of Bairrada, where the estate covers vineyards of aproximately 160 hectares.

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Reviews of Messias Quinta do Cachao Douro Touriga Nacional 2012

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4 /5

Cor opaca e sabor concentrado, lembrando amoras muito maduras, especiarias e elegância floral característica da variedade. Na boca, sua enorme estrutura está domada em um final robusto e longo.
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This Quinta Do Cachao red wine is made from a careful selection of well ripened Touriga Nacional grapes that are grown at the Messias family estate in the Douro valley. Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels it has a deep red colour with violet reflections. The floral nose has hints of dark fruit and spices. Dry and full bodied with a good balance and well structured tannins. It has a good backbone and long, smooth finish. Ideal to accompany red meats, game meats and cured cheeses.
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