Quinta do Monte Xisto Red Wine Expand

Quinta do Monte Xisto Red Wine 2017 75cl

João Nicolau de Almeida & Filhos João Nicolau de Almeida & Filhos


Red Wine , 750 mL
  • Country: Portugal
  • Wine Region: Douro
  • Alc.: 13,5%
93 pts : Robert Parker

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Quinta de Monte Xisto is a surprising red wine with an odd superiority of the Douro region. Featuring a luminous appearance, it shows a bright red color, strong and complex aromas of macerated black fruits, harmoniously balanced by imposing and austere tannins, along with a soft frgrance of wood barrel and great acidity.

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58,50 €

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Quinta de Monte Xisto is a red wine, produced exclusively with autochthonous red grapes of Quinta do Monte Xisto such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Sousão in the Douro wine region. After a long maceration of 10 days, the wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures for further 20 days. The wine has been transferred to  French oak barrels, where it has stayed for 18 months, in contact of fine lees and been subjected to a regular stirring, prior to being bottled. The wine has matured for further one year into the bottle into the cellar.

Grape Varieties:
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão.

Tasting Notes:
Quinta de Monte Xisto is a bright red wine which features deep red colour, clean and intense black fruit aromas, such as ripe cherries, plums and blackberries, expresses an odd aromatic concentration, notes of excellent ripeness, powerful tannins, minerality, and extraordinary acidity.

Store and Serve Advice:
Store in a cool place (15ºC). Serve at 16ºC-18ºC.

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