Quinta do Crasto 201775cl
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Description of Quinta do Crasto 2017
Quinta do Crasto 2017 (Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz)
- View: intense ruby color.
- Nose: Excellent aromatic intensity with floral notes of violet and expressive aromaswild fruits.
- Mouth: The palate begins in an attractive way, evolving towards a balanced wine with excellent volume and structure.
VINEYARD: Quinta do Crasto.
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Tinta Barroca.
AGEING: 85% in stainless steel temperature controlled; 15% in French oak barrels of 225 liters for 6 months.
PREPARATION: After rigorous selection, the grapes are crushed and transferred to stainless steel tanks. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature for 7 days.
PAIRING: beef, pasta, lamb, game.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 16-18 ° CALCOHOL: 13.5%
Situated on the right bank of the Douro River between Régua and Pinhão, Quinta do Crasto is a 135-hectare estate with 74 hectares of vineyards. The property enjoys a privileged location within the Douro Demarcated Region and dates far back in time (the name Crasto comes from the Latin word “castrum” referring to a “Roman fort”).More about the Winery
Reviews of Quinta do Crasto 2017
It showed a nice yellow with a tinge of amber. Predominant honey aroma. Powerful taste of strawberry sweets.
Reddish towards brown colour. Fantastic berry aromas. The wine was ok.
It was too well-bodied for our meal.