Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2016

Real Companhia Velha (Douro)

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The Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2016 (£16.96) is a red wine from Douro produced by Real Companhia Velha based on pinot noir of 2016 and has an alcohol content of 14%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Douro (Porto and Douro,Portugal)
Winery: Real Companhia Velha
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Pinot Noir
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Real Companhia Velha

Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2016 (Pinot Noir)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2016 it has an intense ruby colour.
  • Nose: The wine has aromas of black cherry and violets with vanilla notes.
  • Mouth: On the palate, it causes a feeling of lightness due to the freshness of the flavours, maturity of the tannins, and the lively acidity.

APPELLATION: Douro

VINEYARD: Quinta de Cidrô is located in São João da Pesqueira, Portugal. This is one of the most highly regarded areas of the Douro Valley. Cidrô is an experimental vineyard model for the entire region. It has passed through several changes and transformations during the past 20 years. The Pinot Noir grapes are some of the foreign cultivars, which express their best qualities when they are vinified by the extensive modern winemaking tendencies.

GRAPES: Pinot Noir

AGEING: The wine has 8 months of ageing in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: For the fermentation of the Pinot Noir, medium-sized stainless steel tanks are used, with mandatory controlled temperatures. The usage of the minimum remount ensures a smooth extraction of the wine. The next step is its ageing for 8 months in French oak barrels and the last stage is the wine's placement in stainless steel tanks until it is finally bottled.

PAIRING: It is a great addition to homemade dishes with such ingredients as chicken and turkey as well as with various cheeses.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C

ALCOHOL: 14%

Real Companhia Velha

The company Real Companhia Velha can be proud of nearly 300 years of ininterrupted production of Portugal's most fampous export article: port wine. It was founded on September 10th, 1756 by King Joseph I., who included the most important vintners of this region for the production process. And it...

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Posted on at 15.30

4/5

Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2016

16 pts Revista de Vinhos - Wine of intense ruby ??color. Aromas of black cherry, violets and hints of vanilla. Very full bodied on the palate, causing a feeling of lightness due to the freshness of the flavors, ripeness of tannins and lively acidity. End of intense and long aftertaste.
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Posted on at 20.04

4/5

Quinta do Cidrô Pinot Noir 2016

A red that pairs well with moussaka. I drank it with my best friend.
Bright red and purple reflections. Clear licorice and balsamic aromas of menthol. It is a Pinot Noir with a harmonious flavours.
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Reviews about Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2015

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker

4/5

Quinta do Cidrô Pinot Noir 2015
I drank it with my best friend.
As nearly all of them this one shows also a cherry colour. It resembles a red fruit compote. Chocolate and toffee flavour.
I definetely wouldn't pair this wine with...
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Garrafeira Nacional

4/5

Quinta do Cidrô Pinot Noir 2015
Real Companhia Velha is the oldest and most emblematic wine company in Portugal, having more than 258 years of existence and uninterrupted activity in the service of Port Wine. History has left us...
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Reviews about Quinta de Cidrô Pinot Noir 2012

Lord Wine
Lord Wine

4/5

A very balanced, round and filled with intense fruit flavors with a final long and persistent proof wine. An excellent partner for braised meats.
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