2016 Casa Velha
Adega De Favaios (Douro)
$4.08 (Approximate price)
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Description · Adega De Favaios
2016 Casa Velha (Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz)
- View: This is a deep ruby red wine.
- Nose: On the nose, scents of ripe red fruit fill the air. Hidden floral notes add lightness to the scent.
- Mouth: 2016 Casa Velha has a medium-body and balanced flavours. Fruity flavours of red fruits and berries stand out. Experienced drinkers may notice hints of oak spices. This drink concludes with a long strong finish.
VINEYARD: The grapes used in this wine are from Favaios, Douro, Portugal. This area is famous for its hot, dry summers and its cold winters. All three varieties of grapes used in this wine are also known to grow well in the Douro region.
GRAPES: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, and Touriga Nacional
AGEING: 2016 Casa Velha is aged in French oak barrels for one year. While it is not bottle-aged by the winery, customers can bottle-age it themselves for up to several years.
PREPARATION: The grapes used in this wine undergo fermentation in two parts. Firstly, it is fermented in mills. Next, it is fermented in stainless steel tanks. It is then aged in French oak barrels for twelve months. The wine is then filtered before being bottled.
PAIRING: This wine pairs best with red meat dinners.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 - 18ºC
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Summary of ratings
Reviews about other vintages
Reviews about Casa Velha 2015
This wine is of a very attractive cherry colour. Aromas of black currant. Not a singularity to highlight, the wine was fine.
Reviews about Casa Velha 2014
This 2014 has a phenomenal QPR.
Reviews about Casa Velha 2012
Intense ruby red shade. Scents of red roses. Warm and very tasty.