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Casa de Cambres Reserva Tinto Douro 2009

ID No: 165626
Country:Portugal
Region:Douro
Winery:Casa de Cambres
Product Description

Casa de Cambres Reserva Tinto Douro 2009 is a blend of 40% Touriga Franca, 40% Tinta Roriz and 20% Touriga Nacional

Winemaker: Osvaldo Amado

Vinification: Destemmed and prolonged skin maceration however mild, with alcoholic fermentation at 28° Celcius
Maturation: 6 months in French Oak Barrels
Alcohol: 13.5%
PH/ 3.60
Total acidity: 5.4 g/liter
Residual Sugar: less than 5 grams per liter
Total Production: 200,000 bottles (1,667 cases)
Yield: 40hl/ha
Aspect: Limpid
Color: Intense ruby with violet tones
Aroma: Intense red fruit jelly, wild berries and hints of ripe dried fruit.
Taste: Fruity, harmonious, well structured, elegant with a long finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Excellent fwith grilled meat, dishes with red wine sauce, game as well as strong cheeses.

Winery: Casa de Cambres

The Vineyard
Douro is a Portuguese wine region centered on the Douro River in the Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro region. It is sometimes referred to as the Alto Douro (upper Douro), as it is located some distance upstream from Porto, sheltered by mountain ranges from coastal influence. The region has Portugal's highest wine classification as a Denominação de Origem Controlada (DOC). While the region is associated primarily with Port wine production, the Douro produces just as much table wine (non-fortified wines) as it does fortified wine. The non-fortified wines are typically referred to as "Douro wines".
The style of wines produced in the Douro range from light, Bordeaux style claret to rich Burgundian style wines aged in new oak.

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