Quinto Do Crasto Port Vintage 2005

Grape Variety Old Vines - mixed plantings (among 25 to

30 different grape varieties).

Age of vines >60 years

Vineyard exposure East/ South

Soil Terroir Schist

Appellation Porto

Year 2005

Alcohol, vol %: 19.5%

Vinification Techniques Grapes are hand picked in small plastic craters.

100 % foot trodden in traditional stone ”lagares”. Natural yeast.

Basket press.

Fortified brandy is added to the must at 8º Baumé to stop the

fermentation. Wine is bottled without any fining or filtration after

two years in wood.

Ageing in wood: 24 months in 9.000 litres barrels. 100% Portuguese oak.

Bottling: July of 2007. 6.154 bottles (0,75 Litres).

3.672 bottles (0,375 Litres).

Tasting: Colour: Very dark, Black.

Aroma: Extraordinary intensity very ripe and fresh fruit. Wild

berries, figs and plums. Great elegance and deepness.

Palate: Rich attack, with great volume and elegance. High

concentration and very soft tannins with spectacular deepness.

Finishes with a big explosion of fresh wild fruit. As a result this

wine shows great complexity and structure, which means that

has the necessary condiments for a correct ageing.

Winemakers: Manuel Lobo and Tomás Roquette

$50.00 each Out of stock