Caminhos Cruzados Family Edition 2014 Red
These wines meant to celebrate the best moments of 2017 - the year of its bottling - a remarkable year both personally and professionally for the Caminhos Cruzados' family. A blend made with the region's best grapes was created, and it was bottled exclusively in 1,5L bottles. It is intended for full tables and great moments.
Manual harvest in boxes of 15kg Manual selection of the grapes. After destemming and crushing the grapes were vinified in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature, with adequate maceration for a better expression of the grape varieties. After the malolactic fermentation the wine staged for about 18 months in french oak barrels. Bottled in November 2017.
Total Acidity: 5.59 (g/L)
Residual Sugar: <2 (g/L)
|Caminhos Cruzados Family Edition|
|Touriga Nacional (80%), Tinta Roriz (10%) and Alfrocheiro (10%)|
|Carlos Magalhães and Manuel Vieira|
|A long stage in oak barrels gave birth to a wine of intense and complex aroma, with great integration of the french oak barrels notes’s in the aromatic structure.|
|In the mouth the Touriga Nacional emerges as the main protagonist, sumptuous and exuberant, well suported by the firm tannins of the Tinta Roriz and the elegance of the Alfrocheiro.|
|Stewed partridge with chestnuts and carrots, boeuf bourguinon, oxtail stew.|
|16ºC - 18ºC|
|Touriga Nacional from Quinta da Teixuga, Tinta Roriz and Alfrocheiro from Quinta do Barrocal, both estates belonging to the family, constituting a batch which is an homage to the family and their dedication to wine.|
|17 pts - Vinho Grandes Escolhas magazine; 17 pts - Revista de Vinhos magazine|