Quinta Vale d'Aldeia Tinto Douro DOC 2018
New! Fall 2021
This fine restaurant-quality imported wine is not available at LCBO stores.
Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, and Touriga Franca.
Origin: Meda, in Douro Superior (sub-region of Douro wine region), about 600 m.a.s.l.
Ageing: 14 months in French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Intense red color and concentrated aroma. Combination of ripe red fruit, berries, black cherries with wood notes. Elegant on the palate with a good acidity and velvety tannins resulting in a well-structured and harmonious wine.
Food Pairing: Goes well with beef, lamb, venison, and pasta dishes. Try with roasted kid goat; veal chops; stewed rabbit; heavier salt cod dishes made with potatoes, boiled eggs, cornbread, etc.; and Portuguese sheep’s milk cheese such as Castelo Branco.
Serving Temperature: 16-18°C (room temperature or slightly lower).
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