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Quinta de Macedos Douro Pinga Do Torto 2004

Member Review by sportingone:

Full and bold. A throw- back to a tradition when wines were packed with mystery and unravelled their hidden layers only when decanted into the glass. Tons of ripeness and purity of fruit, with fine tannins and a lasting freshness. Wonderful find! Well done to this winery!

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Region: Portugal » Douro

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Color: Red
Varietal: Touriga Nacional
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Quinta de Macedos:
Paul is the English producer at Quinta de Macedos and he has been making wines here since 2000.From the very beginning this estate was all about being small and original. The fruit is from the field blend of 16 authentic varieties planted in 1920 and the yields are tiny. The wine-making at Macedos is with a natural indigenous yeast strain and the grapes are crushes underfoot in the stone "lagar... Read more
Paul is the English producer at Quinta de Macedos and he has been making wines here since 2000.From the very beginning this estate was all about being small and original. The fruit is from the field blend of 16 authentic varieties planted in 1920 and the yields are tiny. The wine-making at Macedos is with a natural indigenous yeast strain and the grapes are crushes underfoot in the stone "lagares" . Bottling is unfiltered. Perched on a mountain spur overlooking the beautiful Rio Torto valley it is an true Douro quinta producing authentic heritage wines with a unique style. Read less

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Snooth User: sportingone
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06/17/2009

Full and bold. A throw- back to a tradition when wines were packed with mystery and unravelled their hidden layers only when decanted into the glass. Tons of ripeness and purity of fruit, with fine tannins and a lasting freshness. Wonderful find! Well done to this winery!

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