QUINTA DOS ABIBES RESERVE RED 2014

Classification D.O.C.

Region Bairrada

Grape varieties 50% Touriga Nacional and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon

Harvest year 2014

Alcohol 13,5%

Vinification Full destemming, soft and prolonged skin maceration, with alcoholic fermentation at 28ºC.

Ageing 12 months ageing in French oak barrels, being 70% new and 30% of second use, followed by 6 months ageing in bottle.

Longevity 6 to 8 years

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TASTING NOTES

Crystalline appearance.
Garnet colour with slight violet nuances.
Intense fruity aroma, great presence of notes of red fruit (blueberries and raspberries) married with light toast and harmonized with a floral finish.
Fruity flavour, balanced and elegant tannins, well-married wood, evidencing the quality of the barrels.

MAIN DISTINCTIONS

Silver Medal / Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2019

Gold Medal / Berliner Wein Trophy Summer Edition 2019

Gold Medal / Portugal Wine Trophy 2018

Silver Medal / Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2018

Gold Medal / Mundus Vini 2018

Silver Medal / Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017

Bronze Medal / International Wine Challenge 2017

Commended / International Wine Challenge 2016

Gold Medal / Portugal Wine Trophy 2016

FOOD PAIRING

Excellent to pair with wood oven roasted fish and meat dishes and pasta cheeses.