Quinta do Crasto in the Falstaff's top 100
9 March 12
Vinha da Ponte, from Quinta do Castro wine company, is the only Portuguese wine in the best wines list from Falstaff, an Austrian magazine.
Vinha da Ponte is positioned in the 87th place (out of 100) of the list, which is led by French wines. The wine is only bottled in special harvests and the Austrian magazine considers that Vinha da Ponte includes the Douro unique terroir. Falstaff also suggests the wine Quinta do Crasto Old Vines Reserve, bottled every harvest and much more easy to get. Falstaff is edited in Austria and Germany and considered one of the most influential wine magazines in the world, together with the American magazine “Wine Spectator” and the UK based magazine, “Decanter”. Falstaff top analyzes the consistency and quality of wines, considering factors such as originality, character, scores and results in international auctions. The selection of wines is not based on harvest years, but in the consistency shown over the past years, since 2000 harvest.