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Crasto Superior 2015 Wine Review

Crasto Superior 2015

Crasto Superior 2015

Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2031

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Crasto

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

The robust 2015 vintage of the Tinto Crasto Superior is a concentrated blend of 50% Touriga Nacional, 20% Tinta Roriz, 25% Touriga Franca and 5% Souzão grapes. The wine was matured for 1 year in 35% new French oak barrels. Aromas of dark ripe fruit and smoke. Pair with grilled meats.

Food pairings: prime rib, hearty meat stews, pork tenderloin.

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This Crasto Superior 2015 was reviewed on November 7, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

A traditional blend of 4 grapes, often also used in port wine, this is a more modern style of Douro red, aged for 12 months in 35% new French oak which is beautifully integrated into the wine. It is fruit forward with clean fresh fruit notes. The palate is balanced with mineral characters and offers intense violets, chocolate and black peppers aromas. The finish is long and very fresh, no cloying or jammy characters in spite of its 14.2% alcohol. Try with smoked paprika lamb shanks @wrightwineblog
Crasto 2015 Superior is a generous and concentrated red wine blend of 50% Touriga Nacional, 20% Tinta Roriz, 25% Touriga Franca and 5% Souzão, aged for 12 months in 35% new French oak. Elegant and a real crowd-pleaser with earthy florals, fresh red and dark berry flavours and a dark cocoa finish. Tannins are silky and rounded. Enjoy now and for the next 10 years. - Community Wine Reviews

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