Douro Alves de Sousa - Reserva Pessoal 2007 - Lot of 6 Bottles

Douro Alves de Sousa - Reserva Pessoal 2007

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • 14.50% 
  • 4.5L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied
  • Quantity: 6 Bottles
  • Level: 6 into-neck
  • Label: 6 good appearance

Douro Alves de Sousa - Reserva Pessoalserve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Fourme dAmbert, Stilton, Gâteau chocolat noisettes.

Lot presentation
Douro Alves de Sousa - Reserva Pessoal

Cuvée presentation

The Douro valley is mostly known for producing Port. Yet prior to the 17th century and English enthusiasm for the region's wines, the only wines made here were still wines. Obscured under the shadow of the prestigious Port wine, Douro wines were only awarded a DOC in 1982. Up until that time, the region's wines were locally-consumed table wines. Recognition of Douro's still wines can be attributed to local farmers who called on the expertise of Bordeaux oenologist Emile Peynaud in the 1950s. Since then, the prestige of the region's wines has continued to rise. Today, Douro's dry red wines have been awarded the stamp of approval. Although they were unable to resist the whims of passing fashions and fads and once gave in to the style for wine jelly, stewed with added extracted ingredients and extravagant growing techniques, the best wine makers came back to their roots to focus on delicate, elegant and forthright wines.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 6 Bottles
  • Level: 6 into-neck
  • Label: 6 good appearance
  • Origin: Trade
  • Type of cellar: Space in a wine storage facility
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: Yes
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 14.50 %
  • Country/Region: Portugal, Douro
  • Appellation/Wine: Douro
  • Vintage: 2007
  • Color: Red
  • Service temperature: 16°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Intensity: Full-bodied
  • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Francesa, Tinto Cao, Tinta da Barca

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