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Quinta Do Crasto Vintage Port

Quinta Do Crasto Vintage Port

Regular price €52.10
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SKU: 10465

Extraordinary intensity of wild berries well mixed with slight notes of cacao. Great volume, concentration and excellent intensity of fine grained tannins. Rich fruits, black cherries, plums and wild Douro berries. Shows great length and structure.


Additional Details

  • Food Pairings: Soft Cheese,Hard Cheese,Game,Dessert

Characteristics

  • Low Acidity
       High Acidity
  • Low Intensity
    High Intensity
  • Dry Profile
        Sweet Profile
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Winemaker

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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