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Quinta do Crasto 2018 Wine Review

Quinta do Crasto 2018

Quinta do Crasto 2018

Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2020-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Quinta do Crasto

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A juicy 30% Tinta Roriz, 25% Touriga Franca, 35% Touriga Nacional and 10% Tinta Barroca red wine blend aged in older French barrels for six months. Fresh with wild red berry, cherry and spicy flavours weighty the palate with ripe dark cherry and baking spice flavour. Tannins are ripe and easy. Ready for the BBQ now!

Food pairings: slow-braised brisket, roast goose, rabbit fricassee.

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This Quinta do Crasto 2018 was reviewed on January 21, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of plum, smoky blackberry and spice. Full bodied and powerful, with dry, dusty tannins, lots of ripe berry notes and a soft, smoky finish. Enjoy with roasted lamb.
Crasto 2018 is a full-bodied Douro red blend produced from local vines averaging 20 years of age and over-delivers for the price. Fresh and intense on the palate with dark berry, earthy florals, savoury herb flavours balanced and lingering on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Aged in stainless-steel tank with 15% of the wine juice aged in French oak barriques for six months. 240,000 bottles produced. - Community Wine Reviews

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