Vale d'Aldeia "Xaino Selection" Tinto Douro DOC 2018
New! Fall 2021
91 points (Wine Enthusiast)
This fine restaurant-quality imported wine is not available at LCBO stores.
Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Amarela.
Origin: Meda, in Douro Superior (sub-region of Douro wine region), 550 m.a.s.l.
Ageing: 14 months in French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Deep red colour. Very concentrated aroma of ripe red fruits, berries, black cherries, and subtle wood notes. Elegant on the palate with good acidity, this wine is well structured and harmonious. Persistent velvety tannins on the long finish.
Food Pairing: Goes well with red meat dishes including sirloin steak and roasted or stewed beef, lamb, or game (venison, wild boar). Try with an earthy goat cheese.
Serving Temperature: 16-18°C (room temperature or slightly lower).
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