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Cabral Reserva Douro

Portugal | Douro

Wine, Portugal, 750 ml
SAQ Code
12185647
Designation of origin
Douro
Producer
Vallegre - Cabral
Degree of alcohol
13.50%
Grape variety
Touriga Nacional (25%), Touriga Franca (25%), Tinta Roriz (20%), Sousão (20%), Barroca (5%), Tinto Cão (5%)
Vintage
2013

Vinification

Hand harvested, total harvest stemming. Low temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks with daily pumping. Part of the harvest is fermented in “Lagares” stone. Aged in French oak barrels for 15 months.

Taste

Dark ruby color, complex nose full of black fruits, eucalyptus, mint and vanilla. Powerful attack, tannins are silky, long finish with notes reminding Fruit brandy.

Cocktails and pairings

Braised wild meat Burgundian way sauce duck breast with Porto.

Awards

  • Best Wine Producer 2016 – SMV Canada
  • Silver Medal – New York International Wine Competition 2016
  • Gold Medal – Sélections Mondiales des vins du Canada 2016
  • Silver medal — China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015
  • Bronze medal — Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015
  • Silver medal – San Francisco Interantional Wine Competition 2015
  • Silver medal – Coupe des Nations 2015
  • Silver medal – Sélection Mondiale des Vins du Canada 2015