Quinta do Vallado Douro Tinto 2010

Product code: 12VALL1B2010

Rich, damson flavours but very clean lines and great structure.

  • Country:Portugal
  • Region:Douro
  • Vintage:2010
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Port Blend, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 10

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Kintah do Valardoh Dooro Tintoh

Product guide note

Quinta do Vallado is a small but perfectly formed producer in Portugal. This wine is a blend of a number of different Portuguese grape varieties which are usually used to make port. It has flavours of rich, spicy bramble fruit.

Production information

Producer: Quinta do Vallado

This eighteenth-century Douro wine estate is actually one of the most modern-looking in Portugal. Although the team uses the traditional panoply of indigenous grapes, its methods are bang up to date and the results are nothing short of sensational.

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Production note

A small part of the grapes from the old vineyards were foot trodden and fermented in lagares for the same period. All wines were fermented under controlled temperature varying between 26-28°C. 85% of the wine is aged for 17 months in stainless steel tanks. The remaining 15% is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.

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