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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CASCA
Deep intense purple colour. Slightly spicy, bright, plummy nose with some herbal notes. Very dry, medium bodied, intense, faintly spicy, mineral-driven, very gently herbal, firm, plum flavours with a lingering, very faintly bitter, gently cedary finish. This blend of 70% Touriga Nacional and 30% Tinto Roriz was aged for 12 months in French oak and has 14% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L-2341 on the back label. TONY ASPLER / 88.5-points / BEST BUY - Opaque purple-black; cedary, spicy, vanilla, mulberry nose; medium-bodied, dry, richly extracted, sweet black fruit flavours with a firm tannic finish. CSPC 11149
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gra Bra
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Solid, Ripe, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: The Douro gives its power, structure and dark tannins to this intense wine. Black-currant fruits are layered with minerality and a dense texture. This is a wine for aging, rich and powerful. Drink from 2020. Editors' Choice. Score - 92 (Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast, Nov. 1, 2018) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 8, 2020
Cases bought 499 (12 bottles per case)

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