Original
43 Ratings
Quinta do Vale Meão Douro

Wine Details

Varietal

Red Blend

Style

Red

Region

Portugal

Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) After crushing the grapes undergo a thermal shock followed by step walk for four hours in granite mills. The mash is transferred to small capacity with temperature control vinification vats. The grapes are vinified separately. Stage in barrels (80% new and 20% second year) of 225 liter French oak.

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    jet black colour, no light getting through. aromas of tar, pepper and cinnamon. flavours surprisingly gentle, strawberry / raspberry notes with hint vanilla. nicely balanced, very good length but a little narrow

    over 5 years
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    Deep ruby, almost purple color. Full-bodied flavors of dark plums, blackberries, earth, raisin, mocha and vanilla. Firm tannins and nice acidity. Will age well. Drink between 2013 and 2021.

    almost 6 years
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    14%, 35% Touriga Francesa, 25% Touriga Nacional, 25% Tinata Roriz, 5% Sousão, 5% Tinta Amarela, 5% Tinta Cão

    over 4 years
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    14%,25% Touriga Franca, 25% Touriga Nacional, 25% Tinta Roriz, 5% Sousão, 5% Tinta Amarel, Tinto Cão

    over 4 years
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    very nice wine, enjoyed this with new york strip (mustard sauce) and Lima beans and a baked potato.

    almost 6 years
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    over 6 years