Cassa Douro Tinto 2019 'A red-wine-lover's dream.Get glugging!'
Cassa Douro Tinto 2019
This is a mix of three Portuguese red grapes (40% Tinta Roriz 30% Touriga Franca 30% Touriga Nacional) from an estate in the upper Douro region of the country. There are old vines at high altitude which produce wines of balance, poise and a real sense of place (often lacking in this part of the world from the cmore commercial winemakers). So 450 metres above sea level comes this hand-picked, gently-crushed juice, aged for eight months in steel and a few months in barrels of French and American oak. the aroma is tantalising, full of red fruit and rose petals. It's a full-bodied red with a hint of spice and a long finish. Red wine lovers can sip this as an aperitif, then it goes with any roast - I love it with pork, and classic English pudslike apple crumble and a good plate of cheese. Alc 13.5%. Screwcap