Bordering the Douro River and possessing ideal afternoon sun exposure, the slopes of Quinta dos Aciprestes have been replanted with the most highly recommended Douro varieties.
The vineyards ideal location between the Cima Corgo and Douro Superior ripens the red fruit characters of the grapes to optimum levels.
This Quinta dos Aciprestes Reserva is produced mostly from Touriga Nacional, blended with Touriga Franca on a smaller scale, supplied from the 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th parcels of the Quinta.
Quinta dos Aciprestes Grand Reserva Red 2015 - DOC DOURO
Fermentation and maceration take place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. 50% of the wine ages in new French oak barrels for 18 months in excellent natural ageing conditions.
Young and lively, this astonishing Douro Red presents a beautiful, deep garnet colour and great aromatic complexity of red and black fruit with hints of oak. Soft tannins and very fruity with excellent acidity on the finish. A wine to keep for many years.
Grapes: Touriga Nacional & Touriga Franca
Served Temperature: 16 to 18°C
Total Alcohol: 14%
Wine Maker Team: Jorge Moreira
Portugal Region: DOC Douro