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Quinta do Vale Meao Douro 2019
Douro - Portugal
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  • S$249.00

Wine Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: 60% Touriga Nacional, 35% Touriga Franca, 3% Tinta Barroca, and 2% Tinta Roriz,
Vintage: 2019
Aging Potential: Drink /Keep
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 14.0%

Country: Portugal
Region: Douro

The 2019 winegrowing year was characterized by a very dry and cold climate. The beginning of November 2018 brought above average rainfall, but over the following months these values decreased, resulting in a dry but also colder than average winter. Spring started with high temperatures but in its late stages, it declined considerably, remaining low throughout the summer. This allowed good flowering conditions, thus bringing a very interesting yield potential. Due to the low temperatures during summer, the occurrence of cluster scald was practically non-existent. From the physiological point of view, the mild days and cool nights of August led to slow and balanced maturation, which minimized the usual water stress of the plants. A slower maturation led to a long harvest, with very selective picking of the different plots and grape varieties. The red grapes picking started on August 27 with the always precocious Tinta Barroca. The last grapes of the Quinta were harvested on October 10. Due to a much fresher year than usual, the 2019 wines will turn out to be fresh, elegant and with very balanced acidi

  • Very concentrated red colour
  • Nose deep, complex, with many aromatic nuances, without any aroma overlapping another
  • In the proof it is vibrant, in a set of great elegance, excellent integration of the wood, surprising by the great variety of flavors, with a very long finish.
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