Quinta do Crasto Douro Touriga Nacional 2010 Front Label
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Quinta do Crasto Douro Touriga Nacional 2010

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750ML / 14% ABV
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750ML / 14% ABV

Winemaker Notes

This wine shows a vibrant dark violet color. On the nose, it is very attractive, intense and persistent, offering fresh red fruit aromas and vibrant violet flower notes. A serious wine of great volume with fresh fine textured tannins. Fresh red fruit flavors and hints of chocolate greet the palate, followed by a fresh, lingering finish.

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RP 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2010 Touriga Nacional was aged for 16 months in new French oak and bottled in April, 2012. It comes in at 14% alcohol. If you appreciate grace, finesse and harmony, this will be exactly what you want. Despite its subtle opening, this tightened and then showed the ability to evolve constantly in the glass, not becoming truly expressive of the grape for a couple of hours. When I retasted it from a fresh, newly opened bottle a few days later, it was equally impressive for its focus and persistence, while showing gorgeous and classic floral notes and intensity of flavor on the finish. However, it was not until Day 2 when it actually sealed the deal. On Day 2, it was remarkably subtle and graceful on first sip and, yes, a bit compact and restrained. Then, the very fine aromatics expressive of the grape broke through. That was worth the price of admission. The finesse makes it lovely and a pleasure to drink. It is the type of wine that you’ll want more of as your glass empties. It drinks effortlessly, yet it is interesting all the while. It finished with bursts of flavor, slightly tinged by oak at the moment and nicely supported by a well-integrated backbone. Its balance is impeccable. This, along with the Vinha da Ponte, is Crasto’s statement for the vintage. It is quite unevolved at the moment, but it is easy to get to like even now. However, take note: despite its elegant beginning and graceful style, there is a lot going on here. Crasto’s style will not burn your palate out with astringency, but that said, considering the price and availability of this bottling, do yourself a favor and cellar it a few years. Let it become more expressive.
WS 93
Wine Spectator
Exhibits a dark color, with rich aromas and flavors of dried plum, kirsch, mocha- and baker's chocolate, featuring notes of smoked meat. Displays good lift midpalate, with a muscular, well-spiced finish that offers plenty of tannic grip.
JS 90
James Suckling
A dense and dark red with blackberries, dark chocolate and hints of nutmeg. Full body with chewy tannins and an intense finish. Loads of fruit. Tangy.
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Quinta do Crasto, Portugal
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Nestled on a privileged location in the Douro, Quinta do Crasto is one of the oldest winemaking estates in the region – the name ‘Crasto’ is derived from the Latin word ‘castrum’, which means ‘Roman fort’. The first known references to Quinta do Crasto can be traced back to 1615, long before the Douro became the world’s first Demarcated Wine Region in 1756. In the early 1900s, Quinta do Crasto was purchased by Constantino de Almeida, the founder of the famous Constantino Port house. Today, his granddaughter, Leonor Roquette, and her husband Jorge Roquette own and manage the estate, together with their sons, Miguel and Tomás. The Roquette family has invested tremendous time, attention, and resources to rebuild and expand the vineyards and facilities to produce top quality Port and Douro table wines. Vineyard mapping, DNA-matched replanting, a new state-of-the-art wine cellar and centuries of tradition mean that no detail in the winemaking and vineyard management is overlooked.

Quinta do Crasto produces different styles of port and table wines each year. Together with their winemakers and their entire team, they seek to produce year after year wines that display the unique and beautiful characteristics of the Douro, through a tireless devotion to tradition, integrity and excellence.

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Best known for intense, impressive and age-worthy fortified wines, Portugal relies almost exclusively on its many indigenous grape varieties. Bordering Spain to its north and east, and the Atlantic Ocean on its west and south coasts, this is a land where tradition reigns supreme, due to its relative geographical and, for much of the 20th century, political isolation. A long and narrow but small country, Portugal claims considerable diversity in climate and wine styles, with milder weather in the north and significantly more rainfall near the coast.

While Port (named after its city of Oporto on the Atlantic Coast at the end of the Douro Valley), made Portugal famous, Portugal is also an excellent source of dry red and white Portuguese wines of various styles.

The Douro Valley produces full-bodied and concentrated dry red Portuguese wines made from the same set of grape varieties used for Port, which include Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz (Spain’s Tempranillo), Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca and Tinto Cão, among a long list of others in minor proportions.

Other dry Portuguese wines include the tart, slightly effervescent Vinho Verde white wine, made in the north, and the bright, elegant reds and whites of the Dão as well as the bold, and fruit-driven reds and whites of the southern, Alentejo.

The nation’s other important fortified wine, Madeira, is produced on the eponymous island off the North African coast.

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Gaining great popularity for its bold but beautifully aromatic dry red wines, Touriga Nacional is the noblest variety in Port wine. Most likely originating from the Dão region, today it grows throughout the Douro Valley as well. Somm Secret—As many as 80 grape varieties can be used to make Port wine, each contributing something unique to the resulting blend. Touriga Nacional adds great color, tannins and aromatics.

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