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Calheiros Cruz Reserva '08

"Captivating, silky, broad, superior"
by Aníbal Coutinho
reserva

years

'08

region
Douro, Peso da Régua, Canelas.

the wine
Reserva Red

varieties
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca e Tinta Roriz.

ageing
Aged for 9 months in new French oak barrels

winemaker
Anselmo Mendes.

taste
Wild berries aroma, with a hint of vanilla and other spices obtained from the
ageing in barrels.
Great volume in the mouth and elegant structure, making the wine smooth
and very attractive. Long nish with notes of fruit and spices.

decanting
20 a 30 minutes before

alcohol
14.50%

Awards

Silver Medal Mundus Vini 2009

Highlights

"Captivating, silky, broad superior."
Selected one of the "Best of the Best" in this guide.
By Aníbal Coutinho in "Guia Popular de Vinhos 2012"

"It's honestly one of those lovely red that gives much pleasure to drink.
Soft and discreet, reinvigorating and elegant, lightweight but safe.
Score: 15.5 ".
By Rui Falcão in "Guia Popular de Vinhos 2012"

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