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Calheiros Cruz Memórias Red 2008 '08

This wine is a tribute to the founder of Calheiros Cruz wines who built the rst 20
years of the company's history. A limited edition. A well-deserved dedication.
Memórias Red 2008
Limited edition of 3,700 numbered bottles

years

'08

region
Douro, Peso da Régua, Canelas.

the wine
Great Reserve Red

varieties
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca e Tinta Roriz.

ageing
Aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels

winemaker
Anselmo Mendes.

taste
Full-bodied and very well balanced. Powerfull and elegant.
Complex aroma of ripe wild berries, enveloped in notes of vanilla and other
spices obtained from aging in barrels

decanting
20 a 30 minutes beforeantes

alcohol
15.50%

Awards

Gold Medal in Mundus Vini 2012

Highlights

"A beautiful Douro surprise, a big red produced in small quantities, but full of talent and race.
Score: 17.5 ".
Selected one of the "Best wines of the year" in this guide.
By João Paulo Martins in "Guia de Vinhos de Portugal"

"Dried flowers, sweets resins, mineral, toasty, camphorated black fruit, chocolate.
Thick in the mouth, creamy, very soft ripe tannins, lively acidity, very mature, deep and long, with light bitter.
Score: 17 "
By "Revista de vinhos", Nov 2012

"Aromatic, harmonic between fruit and wood, typical freshness, full-bodied, structure fused and well adjusted.
Score: 17.5 ".
By sommelier Manuel Moreira

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