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Quinta Do Vallado Douro Reserva 2009

Quinta Do Vallado Douro Reserva 750ml 2009   
Sku: 1735576

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This historic estate dates back to 1716 and was bought in 1818 by Dona Antonia Adelaide Ferreira. The current owners, Joao Ferreria Alvares Ribeiro, Francisco Ferreira and Francisco Olazabal are the sixth generation to continue their family’s rich winemaking traditions. Of the 64 acres planted to vine, 40% are at least 80 years old and all wines in the Quinta do Vallado’s portfolio are made using estate fruit.

Tasting notes
A deep, dark red, with aromas of balsamic, oak, fig, black plum and hints of tobacco. Well balanced with firm but round tannins.

Technical notes
A field blend of more than than 20 grape varieties including Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela and Touriga Franca. 69% of the fruit came from vines older than 80 years, and 31% was sourced from 10-15 year old Touriga Nacional vines. The field blend and the Touriga Nacional grapes were vinified separately in stainless steel tanks, with daily pumpovers and fermented for 8-20 days. The wines aged for 17 months in French oak barriques, of which 73% was new.

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Portugal
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Regional Varietals:
Non-Varietal Red Blend
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Port Blend
Regional Wineries:
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Country: Portugal
Region: Duriense
Sub-Region: Douro - Porto
Grape Varietal: Non-Varietal Red Blend
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. 72.99
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