Country: Portugal Region: Dao
Varietal: 50% Touriga Nacional , 28% Tinta Roriz, 22% Alfrocheiro
Vintage: 2017 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Wine Maker: Beatriz Cabral de Almeida
Quinta dos Carvalhais is a beautiful estate in the Terras de Senhorim sub-region of the Dão and is one of the region's most respected producers. Purchased in 1988 by the Guedes family, a huge amount of investment has gone into the estate, which combines the most up-to-date viticultural and winemaking techniques with age-old traditions, resulting in unique wines with great elegance and personality. In addition to investing in their own vineyards, Quinta dos Carvalhais has also been instrumental in defending the interests of local winegrowers and for pioneering the quality revolution in the Dão region. The talented Beatriz Cabral de Almeida is head winemaker and makes a very impressive range of single-varietal wines and interesting blends from the estate vineyards.
This wine has an intense red ruby colour and on the nose, aromas of black fruits and a menthol finish that imparts a wonderful freshness to its bouquet. The oak aromas are well integrated. On the palate, this wine is soft, elegant and balanced by its crisp acidity. This wine has a long persistent finish.
This gentle red works well with white meats and soft cheese.