Quinta Do Crasto Syrah, Douro

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Tasting Note

This wine takes its name from the location of the vineyard from which the grapes come: Douro Superior (Upper Douro). The grapes used to make this wine come from our property Quinta da Cabreira where we have 114 hectares of recently planted vines. Crasto Superior Syrah shows well-integrated aromas, fresh berry fruit and notes of chocolate. Engaging beginning, leading to a wine with great volume and a good structure made of fresh and finely-textured tannins. The finish is perfectly balanced and lingering.

Product Information

  • Red Wine

  • Red - Richly Textured & Full Bodied

  • Quinta Do Crasto

  • Manuel Lobo

  • Portugal

  • Douro

  • Shiraz / Syrah

  • 3% Viognier

  • 2016

  • Can be drunk now but will keep very well

  • 75

  • Cork

  • 14.5%

  • Yes

  • Game, Red meat

Winemaking

The grapes, coming from our experimental plantings of Syrah established in 2004 in our property Quinta da Cabreira in the Douro Superior
sub-region, were taken to the winery in plastic boxes and rigorously inspected on a sorting table on arrival. The grapes were then completely
destemmed and slightly crushed. After this, the juice was transferred to temperature-controlled stainless steel vats where it underwent a cold
maceration for 5 days. The alcoholic fermentation took place for 10 days, and was followed by a gentle pressing, and malolactic fermentation in
French oak barrels. 16 months in French oak barrels.

Press

  • ‘Bright fruit on the nose, cassis and French oak, then a very juicy palate with notes of spice and a lovely balancing touch of bitterness on the finish,’ said Antoine Cabre of Spring Restaurant.

    • Sommelier Wine Awards 2017
    • Bronze Medal
  • Black fruit and pepper on nose with some smokiness. Juicy, soft, supple palate with savoury finish.

    • Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
    • Bronze Medal

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Our free in-store collection service is available on via our website, or can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only. Please be aware handling time can be up to 48 hours (business hours) from point of ordering. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 30 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.

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