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89 pts Robert Parker - Deep and intense color, very different and complex aromas in which prevails the fruity and floral character. It presents a splendid volume in the mouth, in which prevails the notes of wood well integrated and very discrete. An acidity combined with ripe tannins contribute to its complexity and aromatic enrichment highlighting the good freshness of the wine.

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  • Region: Douro
  • Type: Red Wine
  • Alcohol: 14,5%
  • Bottle Size: 1500 ml
  • Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca
  • Winemaker: João Brito e Cunha and Vítor Rabaçal
  • Year: 2016
Winemaking:
The grapes were handpicked at the ideal maturation timing in order to generate higher aromatic and poliphenolical concentrations. After gentle crushing and and complete de-stemming, part of the grapes were routed and fermented in stainless steel tanks and the another portion was sent to mill steel with foot treading, allowing so that the quality components from the mature grapes skin to pass softly to the wine, with light reassembly and prolonged macerations, in both situations. After malolactic fermentation the wine matured in new barrels of French oak - Taransaud and François Frères - 225 liters for 12 months.

Grape Varieties:
Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca

Tasting Notes:
Deep and intense color, very different and complex aromas in which prevails the fruity and floral character. It presents a splendid volume in the mouth, in which prevails the notes of wood well integrated and very discrete. An acidity combined with ripe tannins contribute to its complexity and aromatic enrichment highlighting the good freshness of the wine.

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

Food Pairing:
This wine is ideal with red meats and roasts, as well as cheeses.

Reviews and Awards:
. 89 points in Robert Parker;
. 17,5 points in Revista de Vinhos;
. 17,5 points in Vinho Grandes Escolhas;
. Silver medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014;
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 (2009);
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2008 (2006);
. Silver medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2008 (2006).

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Magnum Quinta do Couquinho Reserve Red 2016

Magnum Quinta do Couquinho Reserve Red 2016

89 pts Robert Parker - Deep and intense color, very different and complex aromas in which prevails the fruity and floral character. It presents a splendid volume in the mouth, in which prevails the notes of wood well integrated and very discrete. An acidity combined with ripe tannins contribute to its complexity and aromatic enrichment highlighting the good freshness of the wine.
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