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Casa Ferreirinha - Douro Barca-Velha 2008 (750ml)
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About the Product

Indicative blend: Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Tinta C?o. Ownership: Sogrape Vinhos.
  • This is the highest-priced wine made from Tinta Roriz - Tinto Cao - Touriga in Douro. Over the past two years the price has been trending upwards.
  • This is the ninth most popular wine from Douro. Moreover, this wine has been getting more popular over the past year.
  • This producer makes many wines including those from grapes Portuguese White Blend, Arinto (Pederna), Brandy, Port Blend Red, Tempranillo, Portuguese Red Blend, Tinta Barroca - Tinta Roriz - Touriga, Tinta Francisca, and Touriga Nacional.

Avg. Price (ex-tax)$675 / 750ml
Region / AppellationDouro
Country Hierarchy Portugal
Food SuggestionBeef and Venison

Analytical Data
Alcohol12 - 14%

Tinta Roriz - Tinto Cao - Touriga

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Tinta Roriz - Tinto Cao - Touriga

Tinta Roriz – Tinto Cao – Touriga is a red-wine blend used commonly in the Douro and Dao regions of northern Portugal. In this context, "Touriga" may refer to any combination of Touriga Nacional and/or Touriga Franca. Along with the two Tourigas, Tinto Cao and Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo) account fo...


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The Douro region of northern Portugal is the home of Port. It takes its name from the Douro river, which flows east to west from the Spanish border to Oporto, where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Though Douro is best known for its fortified wines, total production here is fairly evenly split betwee...

Casa Ferreirinha

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Casa Ferreirinha

Casa Ferreirinha is the table wine operation allied to the Ferreira Port house. It is best known for making one of Portugal's most esteemed wines – the rare and iconic Barca Velha. It is located in the Douro, and was founded by Bernardo Ferreira in the 18th century.

Only 18 vintages of Barca Vel...

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Aggregated Critics Score

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92 / 100
33 Scores
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Critic Reviews

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2004 Vintage
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1995 Vintage Tasted: Jan 2004
Kr?ftiges Rubingranat, tiefer Farbkern, Randaufhellung, in der Nase zarte Ankl?nge von Zwetschkenr?ster, Orangenschalen, Milchschoko, etwa rustikal, am Gaumen nach Kirschenkompott, wirkt etwas weitmaschig, unkompliziert, mittlere L?nge, zarter Rosinentouch im Abgang.
2008 Vintage Tasted: Jun 2017
2008 Vintage Tasted: Jan 2017
2008 Vintage Tasted: Dec 2016
When to drink: 2017 to 2042
2008 Vintage Tasted: Dec 2016
2004 Vintage Tasted: Jul 2015
2004 Vintage Tasted: Jan 2014
2000 Vintage Tasted: Apr 2012
2000 Vintage Tasted: Apr 2010
When to drink: 2010 to 2025
2000 Vintage Tasted: Jan 2009
1999 Vintage Tasted: Jun 2007
1999 Vintage Tasted: Apr 2007
1995 Vintage Tasted: Jul 2003
1991 Vintage Tasted: Jan 2000
1991 Vintage Tasted: Sep 1999
1983 Vintage Tasted: Apr 1994
1983 Vintage Tasted: Jan 1990
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Average User Rating

4.5 / 5
83 ratings

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User Reviews

Saved: 28-Oct-2019
Barca Velha
Very Good
2008 Vintage Saved: 30-May-2019
Encorpado , porém estrutura equilibrada .. mesmo com mais de 10 anos ainda é jovem .. ainda n?o chegou no auge ( muito bom!)
Saved: 4-Mar-2018
Muito bom
Very Good
1982 Vintage Saved: 9-Jul-2017
Past its best
2008 Vintage Saved: 26-Apr-2017
absolutely fantastic, so much depth and layers of flavours
1985 Vintage Saved: 23-Apr-2017
Very Good
Saved: 28-Mar-2017
330 euros , Estoril, 2017
1965 Vintage Saved: 17-Jan-2017
Intense and persistent fragance, beautiful brownsish-rubi color, fresh peach notes
Very Good
2004 Vintage Saved: 8-Apr-2016
Big, sophisticated and beautiful. Tannins have softened but a few years more in bottle will bring further delightful improvement
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