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Quinta de Fafide Reserve Red 2014

Hand-picked grapes, were fully destemmed and immediatly crushed. The grapes were fermented by grape variety with rigorous selection, so the final blend was what we wanted. This is the Old World of making wine, by selecting grapes by vineyard and lots in the winery. Fermentation in small stainless steel vats, with temperatures around 28 ºC. Smooth and controlled maceration, to get elegant and aromatic wines.

Price: 7.00

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Category: Red WineTable Wines
Region: Douro
Alcohol:

14%

Bottle Size:

750 ml

Grape Variety:

Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional

Year:

2013

Winemaker:

Rui Madeira

Producer:

NV

Product details

Winemaking

Hand-picked grapes, were fully destemmed and immediatly crushed. The grapes were fermented by grape variety with rigorous selection, so the final blend was what we wanted. This is the Old World of making wine, by selecting grapes by vineyard and lots in the winery. Fermentation in small stainless steel vats, with temperatures around 28 ºC. Smooth and controlled maceration, to get elegant and aromatic wines. Part of the wine ages 18 months in second and third use American oak barrels.

Tasting Notes

Serve with red meat, game, strong cheeses, spicy meat dishes.

Store and serve advices

Storage Lying down at a temperature of 15°C. Serve at a temperature of 16°C to 18ºC.

Food Pairing

Extremely fresh, this wine shows the freshness of the grapes. A very intense, elegant aroma where red berry and plum jam dominate, perfectly balanced with notes from ageing in new American oak barrels. Excellent tannins on the palate, with a long and lasting finish.

Reviews and Awards

- 16,5 points in Wine Magazine Portugal
- Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 (2011)
- Bronze medal International Wine Challenge 2014 (2011)
- Silver medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013 (2009)
- Commended International Wine Challenge 2013 (2009)
- Silver medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012 (2009)

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