Red Wine

Douro "Prazo de Roriz" - 2018


Siyps score 89/100
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food pairing
  • Hard cheeseHard cheese
  • Red MeatRed Meat
  • Tomato BasedTomato Based
aromas
  • Black BerriesBlack Berries
  • SpicesSpices
  • WoodyWoody
grape

40% Touriga Franca

40% Other Local Grape Varieties

20% Touriga Nacional

productionSustainable Farming
alcohol level
14.5%
ageing potential
7 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting notes

Douro Prazo de Roriz is a traditional red wine showing aromas of black fruits and black berries, plus some hints of red cedar and liquorice. Elegant, refined and smooth attack where the fruits and the tanins blend together really well, leading to an interesting finish.

Portugal

Douro

Douro region enjoys great history and fame for fortified wines, but is now also renowned for its fine wines thanks to massive improvements in the last two decades.This wine region takes its name from the Douro river in Northern Portugal. In Spain this river is named Duero and flows through the famous vineyard of Ribera del Duero.

Prats + Symington

Moderate mountain climate

Prats and Symington

The soils in the Douro Valley are made up of schist, a slate-like metamorphic rock. The numerous valleys, from Mesão Frio to the Spanish border are rich in nutrients with great water retention properties. The interstices of foliated schistose rock retain a large amount of humidity, allowing the vine to thrive in the arid conditions which prevail for most of the summer. The hard blue schist, in the Douro Superior, yellow schist or granite give the vines the ability to thrive well.

Appellation Douro DOC
Vintage

2018

Producer Prats and Symington
Winemaker

Bruno Prats

Production

Sustainable Farming

Grape Variety

Other Red Grapes

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

14.5%

Ageing Potential

7 Years

Aromas

Black Berries, Spices, Woody

Food Pairing

Hard cheese, Red Meat, Tomato Based

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

89

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