Barca Velha 1999 is an opulent red wine from Casa Ferreirinha, produced in the Douro. It's densely fulfilled with dark berries fragrances, tobacco, mint and currant aromas. Even with 19 years of age, it features tight and fruity tannins surrounded by a pleasant, plum and black cherry flavours coming from its core. It's intense, rich of an extraordinary elegance. - Sold Out.
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Barca Velha 1999 is produced with the higher altitude's red grapes, from Quinta de Leda in the Douro Valley. After a prolonged maceration the wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures prior to being transferred to new's French oak wood barrels. The wines stayed 16 months in French oak barrels prior to being blended with the best wine's batches and rested further 8 years in the bottle prior to the final tastings and the declaration of being or not being a Vintage Barca Velha.
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão.
Barca Velha 1999 belongs to a rare red wine from Casa Ferreirinha which was declared Barca Velha for its exceptional quality. This Barca Velha Vintage 1999 is rich, opulent, dense, a supreme wine, with lots of complex aromas and packed with fruity scents with round tannins.
Store and Serve Advice:
Although it is ready to be consumed, once launched in the market, Barca Velha 1999 has a potential shelf-life of more than 20 years and a positive evolution in the bottle. The wine should be carefully decanted to separate its natural deposit. Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC.
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