TASTING NOTES OF Druida Encruzado Reserva Branco 2017 : View: straw, greenish hues. Nose: Elegant and complex nose, mineral notes of stone, white pepper, citrus, apricot, jasmine and thyme. Boca: broad, with body, fresh, acidity, a long end. APPELLATION:...
“The Druids were elders and philosophers of Celtic civilization, whose duties extended to justice, medicine, history, poetry, etc … Their main connection was with the earth and the plants and their quest was to achieve spiritual balance through the balance of nature. So does the viticulturist and...”read
...but full of light, powerful yet civilized APPELLATION: Bairrada. VINEYARD: Vineyards aged between 8 and 120 years GRAPES: Baga. AGEING: Matured in 50% new barrels for 2 years. Elaboration: Made in traditional wineries, with stepped up and 20% of the stems....
“17,5 pts Revista de Vinhos - The great quality fruit reveals in the first impact, in a very complex and spicy profile. The barrel smoothed the tannins without imposing. The wine is very solid, light but full, powerful but civilized.”read
“91 pts Robert Parker - With a crystalline appearance and pink color, it reveals in the aroma fine notes of cherry, pepper and country flowers. In the mouth it presents an odd freshness, with impressive body and an Atlantic acidity that supports the wine in a very long end.”read
“93 pts Robert Parker - Impressive in the fineness and complexity, vegetables, spices, earth, minerals, flowers and citrus fruits. Very serious, very firm, with crispy acidity, full of lightness, refinement and brilliance.”read
“A wine that comes from Arinto vineyards around 30 years old and centenarian vines from Bical and Cercial that dot the old vineyards of Bairrada. It is a pure and simple approach to the clay-limestone soils of the region and to the Atlantic climate, which allows a unique expression of minerality...”read
“This wine is made with Arinto grapes from two small vineyards. A lowland vineyard in a very cool area with deep clay-limestone soils and another located on a more chalky and sunny hillside. It is a raw and uncompromising approach to the unique "terroir" of this region that revisits artisan...”read
“90 pts Robert Parker - It presents a ruby hue. The aroma reveals a minerality characteristic of the grape variety, also features delicious notes of fresh strawberries. The palate is fresh, with well present but very soft tannins, vegetable notes as well as spices and a very long finish.”read
“Made exclusively from "Baga", it is an extremely complex red wine, with vigour and elegance, great quality fruit, smoked notes, excellent tannins, full of freshness, grip and personality. It is a superior Bairrada.”read
“- White DOC Bairrada wine has a deep minerality on the nose, revealing clay notes, graphite and gunpowder
- Also present fine citrus and floral notes that provide freshness and elegance
- In the mouth does not have much volume but has a huge depth and length
- Alcohol Grade: 10,5%
- Year: 2013
“Old vines, from Bical grape variety, comes a different white wine, "Aliás" a "Branco de Outrora" (White wine made by traditional methods).
"Bical from old vines, fermented in oak barrel. Impressive in the "finesse" and complexity, vegetables, spices, earth, minerals, flowers and citrus fruits....”read
“Impressive in the fineness and complexity, vegetables, spices, earth, minerals, flowers and citrus fruits. Very serious, very firm, with crispy acidity, full of lightness, refinement and brilliance.”read
“The colour was rather dark red. Aromas of strawberry, raspberry and some berries.
The combination of this Outrora Baga Classic and meat did not seem appropriate, best pair it with fish.
I opened this wine with my best friend.
I bought it here in Uvinum.
Outrora Baga Classic is good.
“Aromatically the iodized and mineral notes dominate, with the backdrop aromas of clay and black chocolate hints. As will contacting the wine with air, reveals more layers showing flavors such as clove, black pepper and even some black fruits such as blueberries and mirtilos.Na mouth, all these...”read
“Aliás red presents a ruby color, reveals some minerality in the aroma, which is a characteristic of the grape variety, also shows delicious hints of fresh strawberries.
In the mouth it is fresh, with well present tannins but very smooth, vegetal and spicy notes with a very long finish.”read
“93 pts Robert Parker - It presents a ruby hue. The aroma reveals a minerality characteristic of the grape variety, also features delicious notes of fresh strawberries. The palate is fresh, with well present but very soft tannins, vegetable notes as well as spices and a very long finish.”read