Quinta do Carqueijal 2018 it's balanced with the fruit clean and alive, elegant tannins and fruity. It is a ripe and well-balanced wine, specific of the "Terroir" of the Douro, and a positive ageing in the bottle is predictable for a period of 4 to 5 years after bottling.
Denomination: DOC Douro
Produced and bottled by: Sociedade Agrícola Quinta Seara d'Ordens, Lda.
Grapes: Touriga Franca (50%), Tinta Roriz (30%), Tinta Barroca (20%); 4-month ageing in french oak barrels + 4 months in the bottle
Alc. level: 13.5%
Serving temperatures: 16-18ºC
Perfect food pairing: Grilled meats, grilled fish (preferably fatter fish)
Tasting notes: An elegant, ruby-coloured red with fruity notes.