Vale d'Aldeia "Kasta" Tinto Douro DOC 2015
88 points (WineAlign, October 2020)
This fine restaurant-quality imported wine is not available at LCBO stores.
Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Tinto Cão.
Origin: Meda, in Douro Superior (sub-region of Douro wine region), 550 m.a.s.l.
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Intense ruby red colour with hints of violet. On the nose, ripe red fruit, chocolate and spices are present, along with soft woody nuances. Elegant on the palate with good acidity and velvety tannins, resulting in a well-structured and harmonious wine.
Food Pairing: Excellent with simple meat dishes, salt cod dishes with potatoes or Portuguese cornbread, pasta, and pizza. Try with Portuguese sheep's milk cheese.
Serving Temperature: 16-18°C (room temperature or slightly lower).
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