Companhia Agricola do Sanguinhal | Quinta Das Cerejeiras 2011 Reserve AOC Obidos

VINTAGE | 2011

REGION | A.O.C. Óbidos

VARIETIES |  Castelão (40%), Touriga Nacional (30%) and Aragonez (30%)

VINIFICATION AND AGING |  The wine is aged for 6 months in new French oak barrels then spends an additional 18 months in used 300 liter French oak barrels. After spending 2 years in oak barrels the wine is aged in the bottle for 2-3 years before going to market

TASTING NOTES |  Ruby red color with and aroma showing notes of cherry jam and vanilla and slightly spicy. On the palate it is a deep “bouquet”, well combined fruit and with a persistent finish. Evolved but still lively.

PAIRING | Excellent to drink with cheese, game, and elegant meat dishes.

 

 

AWARDS AND RATINGS

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • 91 Points, Robert Parker Wine Advocate

 

  •  Gold Medal Vinhos Atlanticos Revista “O Escancao” – Portugal
  • Silver Medal AWC Vienna – Austria

AOC Óbidos

The AOC stands for appellation d’origine contrôlée which is a protected designation of origin. Óbidos is a Portuguese wine region centered on the town of Óbidos in the Lisboa region

 

AVAILABILITY

To find this wine outside of Pennsylvania please contact a representative at Pedro’s Wine Collection.

This wine is available in Pennsylvania at select restaurants and by special order through the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.  To order this wine please contact a representative at Pedro’s Wine Collection.