Quinta da Pedra Cavada Grande Reserva 2012 Red

Wine Year

2012: It was characterized for being a dry year and at the same time fresh. The driest winter of the last 40 years, with the rains of September to compensate for the extreme water deficit, as a result the vegetative cycle from the painter delayed 2 weeks.


Winemaking

Grapes from old vines in the Upper Douro, after partial destemming and a slight crushing, the wort was transferred to fermentation vats in stainless steel with temperature controlled to 24 Degrees. Aged after 15
months in new French oak barrels.

 

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Colinas do Douro
Brand: Quinta da Pedra Cavada
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2012
Alcoholic Level: 14.5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz & Tinto Cão
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: It has an intense, opaque color.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: In the nose the aroma is complex with highlight to the very mature red fruits, with notes of vanilla, and specialties.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: The mouth is very firm, dense, voluminous, and with well-connected wood tannins. The Final is long, fresh and harmonious.
Serving Temperature: 15ºC-16ºC
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 93, WE