Quinta dos Aciprestes 2019 runs along the Douro River with its gentle slopes, in an area completely replanted with the most noble varieties of the Douro demarcated region.Located between the sub-regions of Cima-Corgo and Douro Superior, its vineyards enjoy a microclimate, which offers ideal conditions for the ripening of the grapes.
Quinta dos Aciprestes Red 2019 is made from plots of old vineyards consisting mainly of Tinta Barroca and Tinta Roriz,Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Cao and Tinta Amarela on a smaller scale.
A subtly powerful red with a very distinct fruitiness, expressing the unique character of Quinta dos Aciprestes.
Fermentation and maceration take place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. 100% of the wine is aged in French and American oak barrels for 8-10 months in excellent conditions for natural aging.
Touriga Franca,Touriga Nacional,Tinta Roriz.
Clean garnet color, deep and beautiful.
Intense aromas of plums and cherries. A very slight nuance of vanilla reflects the time needed for aging in the barrel that does not impinge in any way on its form. When tasted, the wine enters the mouth with a real explosion of ripe fruit flavors leaving a perfect expression of structural harmony.
Tips for storing and serving:
Keep the bottles on their side in a cool place (12ºC to 14ºC) away from direct light.
Serve at 16-18ºC.
With rich meat dishes, game and strong cheeses.
Rui Soares - responsible for viticulture , Jorge Moreira - responsible oenologist and Pedro Silva Reis Marketing