Quinta do Crasto

Quinta do Crasto Superior 2018, Douro, Portugal

£8

Made from a traditional Douro field blend, this wine is made to be highly quaffable! Deep ruby in colour with very ripe red fruit aromas, a zippy structure and fine grained tannins.

GRAPE

  • Touriga Nacional

WHAT IT GOES WITH

Beef, lamb, venison, pasta

YEAR

2018

ABOUT THE VINEYARD

Found in the Douro Demarcated territory of north Portugal, Quinta do Crasto is among the oldest wine producers in the nation. The moniker translates as, "Roman Fort", and the earliest record of wine production in the vineyard dates back to 1615. In the 18th Century, Quinta do Crasto became the first demarcted region in the world. Early in the 20th Century, the vineyard was purchased by Constantino de Almeida. It has remained under the stewardship of the de Almeida family since, with Leonor Roquette - granddaughter of Constantino - now managing the estate alongside her husband and two sons.

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