Wine Quinta do Crasto, Tinta Roriz, Douro DOC, 2014
Reviews of purchase Quinta do Crasto, Tinta Roriz, Douro DOC, 2014
Wine of intense ruby color.
Taste wines - elegant, well-structured, with tannin texture and juicy tones of wild berries and fruits. Long, bright and persistent aftertaste.
Seductive, luxurious aroma of the wine perfectly conveys richness of taste. Basket woven from colored red fruit, berry accents and delicate floral nuances of roses.
The wine matches perfectly with red meat dishes, meatloaf, grilled vegetables and meat cooked on the grill. Good complement hot snacks and aged cheeses.
Dry Red Wine Quinta do Crasto, Tinta Roriz created exclusively successful in terms of the yield of the year. This provides the company-producers should prestige, and most wine - excellent quality. Age used vines - 32 years. Tinta Roriz crop varieties harvested in 22-pound boxes, after careful selection berries come to the winery, where they are crushed and fermented in stainless steel vats for 10 days. Then the pulp is exposed pressed hydraulically.
Matured Quinta do Krashtu, Tinta Roriz in 225-liter French oak barrels for 16 months, for which the wine has time to acquire rich fruity flavor and a fascinating fragrance. The wine has a good potential for development.
Quinta do Crasto - winery length of 130 hectares, located on the right bank of the river Douro. The estate is famous for its rich history, and its vineyards are mentioned in the chronicles of the century and a half before the Douro area in 1759 was named the wine region. The world economy has brought fame XX century, when the estate was taken over by Constantino de Almeida - the owner of the famous house Constantino Port. It was his descendants - Miguel, Rita and Thomas Rokvitt (Roquette) are now headed thoroughly overgrown and updated facilities, which is called the largest family estate Douro region. The owners of Quinta do Crasto also includes a powerful group "Douro Boys", which united five large wineries Douro to promote local wines in the world market.
The vineyards of the estate of Quinta do Krashtu occupy about 70 hectares of the whole territory of the economy, mainly being located on the southern slopes, at an altitude of 400-600 meters above sea level. New plantations are laid as high as possible, and each one is grown grapes. In the upper part of the estate planted Turiga Nacional, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cao, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Franca. At the bottom of the economy are old vineyards "Maria Teresa" and "Vigna da Ponte", which grows about 30 varieties of grapes aged from 70 to 100 years.
Winery Quinta do Crasto produces several types of classic wines and port. Harvesting and sorting passes berries by hand and used for aging wine barrels of American and French oak. Port wines of Quinta do Krashtu are usually in the best years with proper control of the overall structure of the wine. Table wine estates, like most in the valley, are classified as "garage" wines, but the family Rokvitt still hopes to turn them into wine level DOC.