Wednesday October 21, 2020

3 wines to try, buy and put by

A Portuguese white from Douro, a French value-for-money white and an old-fashioned top quality red from Bordeaux.

22nd June, 2013
Quinta do Crasto: an attractively priced white made from three local Douro grapes.

The Roquette family, who own Quinta do Crasto, are leaders of the Douro Boys movement. Their savvy joint venture with the Cazes family, owners of Château Lynch-Bages, has produced an iconic red wine from Touriga Nacional. However, like most Douro producers their white wines have always been overlooked - because the reds were so excellent.

This fact may be resolved by wines such as this attractively priced white. Made from three local grapes,...

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