Grapes 60% Touriga Nacional, 30% Touriga Franca, 10% Old Vines
Age of vines 90% 13 years old vines, 10% Old Vines.
Denomination of Origin DOC DOURO
Alcohol 14% alc/vol.
Viticulture and Vinification Manual harvest in 25 kg baskets. The grapes were taken to the winery of Quinta do Crasto where stalks were removed and grapes were crushed and transferred to stainless steel vats selected yeasts have been introduced. Traditional “remontages” were made over the period of fermentation.
Aging 18 months in French oak barrels and then transferred into stainless steel tanks until the bottling.
Oenology Quinta do Crasto oenology team.
Color: Violet with shades of blue on the rim.
Nose: Intense aroma of fresh berries, violet, some vanilla and spices from the wood.
Palate: Full-bodied, with mature and very polished tannins. Fresh Blackberries well combined with delicate flavours of chocolate and sweet spices with a long length finish.