Quinta Do Javali | Friends to Friends | Red 2008 | Doc Douro - Vivino Rating 4.7
Intro: Friends-to-Friends is a special project by Quinta do Javali. The wines in this range are aged for 10 years in French Oak prior to release making for a truly unique experience only 1642 bottles produced.
Region: Douro (D.O.C)
Winery: Quinta do Javali, Ribas Lira Vineyard
Grapes: 30+ Varietals from old vines of at least 65 years of age
Aging: 10 years in French Oak Barrels
Tasting Notes: Garnet red, brown halo. there are aromas of black cherry, plum jam, berries, wet earth, leather, with notes of black pepper, cedar, cigar box and cinnamon. The oxidative status of this category of wine gives it an enormous complexity, recognized by most demanding connoisseurs. The structure is magnificent, robust, suggesting a long persistence in the mouth. Significant ability to enhance the aging of this wine, surpassing the 10-15 years.
ABV: 15% Decant: 2-3 hrs+ Serving Temp: 18°C Pairing: Brazilian BBQ, Charcuterie & Soft Cheese