Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve is made with the grape varieties Touriga-Nacional, Tinta-Roriz, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Barroca. The wine is from the Douro region and is a red wine. The Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve has aromas of red fruits and spices. The taste is of ripe red fruits, with good acidity and tannins. The wine has a long finish.
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Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve – The Finest of Douro
The Douro is steeped in vinicultural history, having Portugal boasting some of the most exquisite wines in the world. It is no wonder then that one of the crown jewels of their output is the Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve wine. An intense yet crisp and rounded blend of the finest Touriga-Nacional, Tinta-Roriz, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Barroca grapes, this vintage is a sensory delight.
The Rich History Behind This House
The Quinta da Cabeça-de-Burro vineyard was founded in 1885 by the Andrade family in the Douro Valley, a region known around the world for its wine growing. The family owned and operated this vineyard, growing and handcrafting their own wine.
In 2005 the winery was acquired by Sotavinhos S.A., and remains with them to this day. Since then, the winery and the vineyard have become major producers of quality wine for all palates. They hope to keep up their tradition of supplying the world with excellent wine from the Douro.
Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve is a deep garnet colour and its bouquet holds intense berry and red-fruit aromas and hints of bay, cinnamon and sweet spices. On the palate, it offers concentrated and powerful yet crisp, refined and elegant tannins. This wine has an excellent structure, complexity and a lingering finish.
The grapes used in this particular vintage are expertly handpicked and only those that are perfectly ripened get the chance to participate in the highly attentive process of turning them into an exquisite product.
Serving Suggestions and Food Pairings
The Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve is a great companion to roasted meats with salted herbs, stews and grilled vegetables, along with medium to mature kind of cheeses. It is best served around 16ºC and can be enjoyed by itself or with friends and family.
A Wine with a Bright Future Ahead
Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve wine is set to become a true classic for the ages, and will surely get the recognition it deserves. It is no surprise then that it has been featured in many countries across Europe, as a commodity of distinction and quality.
This wine is a prime example of a magnificent Douro vintage crafted in the historical tradition of the grape varieties that inhabit this iconic region. Cabeça de Burro Red Reserve is a carefree and delicious pleasure and a great option for any celebration.
- Acidic, Tannin, Fresh
- Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca
- Roast, Cheese
- 75 cl
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