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Quinta do Crasto Reserva Old Vines

Quinta do Crasto Reserva Old Vines

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SKU: 10463

Scents and flavours of blackberries and plums balance delicately with exquisite smoky, spice notes. Elegant yet densely packed with deep fruits and a dark, chocolatey, vanilla dimension. This is a really wonderful red wine; it showcases the best of what Portugal can produce.

Details

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Winemaker Miguel Roquette
Country of Origin Portugal
AOC Douro DOC
Grapes
Region Douro
Vintage 2021
ABV 14.0%
Style Red Wine
Food Pairings
  • Pork & Poultry
  • Hearty Roots
  • Game
  • Beef & Lamb

Characteristics

  • Low Acidity
    High Acidity
  • Light Bodied
    Full Bodied
  • Dry Profile
    Sweet Profile

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Athlone Store
  • ✅ Mullingar HQ

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Winemaker
Winemakers

Miguel Roquette

The Duoro Valley in Portugal is one of the most improbable regions for grape growing in the wold. Sheer cliffs overlook the sleepy river as it cuts its way from Spain to the Atlantic and soils of crumbling, flaky schist withstand tortuously hot summers and skin-cracking winters. But clinging to the valley sides, at gasp-inducing angles, is the stunning vineyard of the Quinta do Crasto run by brothers Miguel and Tomas Roquette. The vineyard sits high-up on the northern side of the Douro, thus at a southerly aspect to the sun. The wines from just across the river tend to be more tannic and austere due to poorer sunlight, while the Crasto brother’s wines are deeper, fruitier and much more intense. This is why we visit any new vineyards that we work with. It is just so important to witness all those particulars that conspire to make a plot remarkable rather than just acceptable.

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