Quinta Do Javali Old Vines | Red | 2014 | Doc Douro - Vivino Rated 4.4
Intro: The old vines was one of our favourite wines in Portugal, it is also in several fine dining and specialty wine bar establishments in Singapore. The old vines that make this wine have 65+ years of age and comes from the best parcels in the vineyard.
Region: Douro (D.O.C)
Winery: Quinta do Javali
Grapes: Old vines that contain 30+ varietals including: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinto Cão and Tinta Barroca
Aging: 20 months in French Oak
Tasting Notes: A rich dark red colored wine. The nose characterized by notes of ripe black fruit, with hints of stone of black plums, dark chocolate and cocoa nibs, bark, tobacco and some leather, throughout evolution. In the mouth, the structure is striking, with tannins well presented, elegant and harmonious, to contribute to a silky body.
ABV: 14.5% Decant: 1hr+ Serving Temp: 16-18°C Pairing: Grilled Meats, Cheese
The quality of Quinta do Javali old vine at this price is out of the world. So silky smooth, complex and full of flavour. Not a master at wine tasting but it did blow my mind. It's one of the few wines that got me wanting for more. Getting a few bottles now before it gets sold out again!!
Quinta Do Javali Old Vines |Red | 2013 | Doc Douro - Vivino Rated 4.4