Casa FerreirinhaBarca Velha Douro Tinto 2011Product code: 7491
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Casa Ferreirinha Barca Velha Douro Tinto is an exquisite Portuguese wine from the esteemed Douro Valley. This prestigious wine is splendiferously full-bodied, featuring complex aromas of ripe red fruits, spice and delicate wood notes. On the palate, it showcases robust tannins and formidable structure, with an impressive and enduring finish. Offering multilayered depth and stunning complexity, it reveals an ultrafine blend of sophistication and intensity. Harvested in the best years only, this fine ruby-red wine has garnered international acclaim for its unmatched quality and distinctiveness. It undeniably stands as the epitome of the finest Portuguese wines.
Its color is deep ruby. Very complex aroma, with a salience for spices, such as pepper, balsamic notes, cedar and tobacco box, red fruits, such as ripe plum, slate and a high quality, well integrated wood. In the mouth it has a vibrant acidity, very lively, very firm tannins, notes of spices, black fruits and balsamic flavors. The finish is extremely long, of great elegance and complexity.
About the Winery
Situated in the heart of Portugal’s Douro Valley, Casa Ferreirinha winery has been producing exquisite wines since the 18th century. This esteemed winery takes its name from the famous Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, one of the most compelling figures in the Portuguese wine industry. Under her diligent hand, Casa Ferreirinha grew into a winery renowned for its superior quality and passion for the craft.
Dona Antonia's signature style gave birth to bottles that were reflective of the rich Portuguese heritage. The winery specialises in full-bodied reds and fragrant whites, with a judicious diversity across types. Their most celebrated wine is the Barca Velha, it has aged gracefully over the decades and is acclaimed for its complexity and elegance.
Casa Ferreirinha wines embody the true essence of the Douro Valley vineyards, where diverse climatic conditions and rich soil varieties offer the perfect backdrop. The winemaking skill perfected over centuries, combined with the region's natural abundance, result in wines that are spectacularly full of character and vigour.
Visitors to Casa Ferreirinha are welcomed with a warm fervour that is so quintessentially Portuguese. Taking a tour of the winery, you’ll see the balance struck between traditional methods and modern technology in producing its remarkable wines. Many end their visit with a wine-tasting session, where the divinely intoxicating notes of Casa Ferreirinha wines are experienced firsthand.
Casa Ferreirinha invites wine enthusiasts from every corner of the globe, to indulge in its authentic Portuguese wines. This helmsmanship of heritage, tradition and innovation has placed it amongst the finest wineries in the world, a testament to the unwavering dedication and love for the craft that Dona Antonia Ferreira once nurtured. An visit to Casa Ferreirinha, is nothing short of an immersive journey through Portugal’s rich viticulture history.