A Trip Down the Douro to Quinta do Crasto!
Time & Location
About the Event
The Quinta do Crasto story:
Located in a prime spot in the Douro Demarcated Region in Northern Portugal, Quinta do Crasto has been in the family of Leonor and Jorge Roquette for more than a century. Like all the other great Douro estates, Quinta do Crasto dates far back into ancient times. The name Crasto comes from the Latin castrum meaning “Roman fort”.
The earliest records mentioning Quinta do Crasto and its wine production date back to 1615. It later received Feitoria status (the highest vineyard classification of the time), together with the other noteworthy estates of the Douro Valley. Between 1758 and 1761, the Marquis of Pombal ordered the installation of 335 granite markers – each standing two metres high and 30 x 20 centimetres – to delineate the first ever Demarcated Region in the world. One of these stone pillars, or “marcos pombalinos” in Portuguese, dates back to 1758 and can still be seen today at the Quinta do Crasto nearby the century-old farm house. In the 1940s, all of these markers were inventoried and declared property of national interest.
The evening will be full of new information and great wine that you will certainly want to have in your cellar! What’s included and how does it work –
The evening is priced at £55.00 per person and you shall receive the following included –
6 x wines (100ml) of each Wines plus Port from this world famous winery
2019 Douro White
2019 Douro Superior White
2017 Crasto Douro Superior Red
2017 Syrah Crasto Superior Vinho Regional Duriense
2017 Douro Old Vines Reserva
2016 Tinto Roriz
2017 Vintage Port
Food - Due to the hearty wines that you shall be drinking on the evening we are starting with a stunning slow cooked Beef dish.
Slow cooked beef brisket, with Roasted Onions
(cooked in the Crasto Superior for 8 hours, finished with roasted onions, thyme and new potatoes
A hearty peice of blue chees (variety tbc as we chosen the ripest at time of packaging)
and as a little naughty treat each person shall receive a classic pastel de nata!
Zoom link shall be sent to you an hour or 2 prior to the tasting.
Full fact sheet with tasting notes and prices.
Local Delivery to your door safely on Friday between 9am and 5pm, please note this local delivery only, we currenty do not ship outside of our local area.
Please do recycle all packaging provided.
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