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Red Wine
Quinta Nova
Grande Reserva Referência 2017, 75cl
Douro

59,90
approx. £53.93

 14%

 Good ageing

 Serve at 16º-18º

 Bordeaux

90/100  Wine Spectator

17/20  Revista de Vinhos

 

O Produtor, tasting note published in March 30th 2018

Deep red-violet color. Complex nose aroma, with notes of blue fruits and spices - black pepper and clove, graphite. In the mouth it shows great, intense, muscular, reveals an impressive density, concentrated, with deep mouth, magnificent balance between the alcohol structure and acidity. Seiva, firm texture, narrow mouth structure, which gives it robustness and provides a long potential for maturation in bottle. A very long, precise finish with great aromatic and physical persistence.

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Quinta Nova

Sélection manuelle des raisins sur un tapis de sélection à l’entrée de la cave. Égrappage total, macération pré-fermentaire à froid (2 jours), fermentation en cuves de bois pendant 5-6 jours avec contrôle de la température (24 26ºC), ajout de 2 jours de macération prolongée (post-fermentation). Elevé 16 mois en barriques neuves de chêne français provenant des forêts du Centre, de l’Allier et des Vosges, 300L ; 6 mois en cave (mise en bouteille).

Awards

92/100 pts – Robert Parker, USA
17,5/20 pts – Revista de Vinhos, Portugal

Allergens information

Contains sulphites.

SKU: 101315

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo is a place of extreme beauty in the heart of Douro valley and owned by Amorim family since 1999.
The family connection to the wine comes from afar, through its connection with the export houses of Vila Nova de Gaia in the cork business. Meanwhile the dream came true and the project is now in the hands of the 4th generation of the family.
With a story longer than 250 years, the property displays conserved structures and the cellar original building from 1764, after interventions by the architect Arnaldo Barbosa.
But the «quinta» is much earlier than this and history confirms it as a great land belonging to the Portuguese Royal House, having been identified its first owner in 1725.
The winery produced more than 3,500 barrels of wine from neighboring estates and it was soon ‘integrated in the first demarcation of the region’. The historic sites that are still preserved give notice to this historic weight.
An entrepreneur spirit and family vision did however the difference because, combined with a passionate commitment to the future, determined the beginning of multiple changes to a path of oenological excellence.

Address

Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, S.A

Quinta Nova
5085-222 Covas do Douro – Portugal

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