Powerful and aromatic, with a perfume of dark red berry fruits. On the palate the wine is well rounded with lots of delicious red and black fruit flavours including dark cherry, black plum, raspberry and blackberry with touches spice and toast adding complexity. It has a smooth persistent finish with supple, ripe tannins and lovely balancing acidity.
Deep colour of violet tonality, good concentration in the nose. Rich perfume of ripe black fruit and floral notes. On the palate it shows velvety tannins very well integrated which confer an excellent body and amazing aging capacity. This wine will match well with lamb, turkey, tournedos of beef, entrecote, and spicy food. Fantastic with cheese and chocolate desserts
A fabulous blend of the Syrah and the indigenous Touriga Nacional varietal. The Syrah providing weight, power and intensity of dark fruit and the Touriga Nacional providing elegance and finesse to the blend.
This wine has an intense garnet colour and aromas of sweet fruits and floral notes with a hint of dark chocolate. The flavour is influenced by crystallized fruits. The wine is full bodied, dense and has a complex structure with some elegance. The flavours linger for a long time on the palate.
This wine is harvested by hand and is fermented in stainless steel vats for 14 days before being aged in French Oak barrels for 12 months. This wine will continue to improve for at least 5 years after vintage.
This wine has an intense garnet colour as well as soft floral aromas with notes of violet and orange blossom. This is a young and fresh wine showing notes of plum and wild berries, some spice and it is also soft with a nice finish. Fermentation takes place in rotating stainless steel tanks. This wine is drinking well now.
The colour of this wine is deep purple. It is intense and deep on the nose, with fresh notes of wild berry fruit, elegant aromas of violets and delicate hints of cocoa. The palate has a balanced beginning, leading to a wine with great volume and a tight-knit structure consisting of round and silky tannins. Everything is in perfect harmony with fresh retronasal aromas of berry fruit. The wine has a balanced and lingering finish.
A vibrant and fresh colour, with purple hues. Intense aromas of fruits of the forest, blackberries and raspberries. A medium bodied palate which is rich in wild berry characters. The wine finishes with great length, balance and texture.
Made from grapes coming from old vines at Quinta do Crasto averaging around 70 years of age, Quinta do Crasto Reserva Old Vines is an authentic blend of the best that the Douro has to offer. It has built a solid national and international reputation.
This wine is aged 85% in French oak barrels and 15% in American oak barrels for about 16 months. The colour is deep ruby. It is very expressive on the nose, showing fresh notes of mint and berry fruit as well as delicate spicy hints. The flavours which are stylish and fresh develop into to a serious and engaging wine. Full and textured on the palate, with fresh berry fruit flavours and silky tannins. It has a balanced and lingering finish.
It is ideal to accompany hearty meat and game dishes. Since it is bottled unfiltered, some sediment may form during bottle ageing.
The wine shows a youthful toasty, smoky bouquet with intense, spicy fruit characters. The palate is long and focused and very elegant, with ripe concentrated fruit and well integrated oak, good balance and fine structured tannins.
This wine's aroma is very concentrated, with balsamic oak notes, fig and black plum aromas as well as a hint of tobacco. It tastes full bodied, firm, mature and has silky tannins. Mineral notes lead to a very elegant, persistent and complex finish. Some of the grapes underwent the traditional process of foot-treading in granite "lagares". The remaining grapes were vinified in 5-ton stainless steel vats, with controlled temperature and periodical remontage.
It is made using old vines of more than one hundred years old and contains 45 grape varieties with a predominance of Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Touriga Franca and Tinta Barroca. After the malolactic fermentation the wine was racked into French oak barriques where it stayed for 18 months. 60% new barrels and 40% used barrels.
This wine's aroma is very concentrated, with balsamic oak notes, red fruit and violet hints. It tastes of ripe fruits, is round and matured with silky tannins, as well as having a very balanced, long fresh finish. The wine underwent malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and was then racked into 225 litre French Oak barriques where it stayed for 16 months. This wine is 100% Touriga Nacional.
This very special wine is only made in outstanding vintages and incorporates several different grape varieties in the final blend. The wine has an intense, vibrant violet colour which leads to a deep, complex nose full of wild forest flowers, white pepper and soft dark chocolate aromas. It is a full bodied, richly flavoured wine with superb tannins, refreshing acidity and concentrated fruit.