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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer EVEL
Very deep intense purple colour. Intense, gently complex, slightly spicy, ripe, cassis-cherry-plum purée nose with some cedar-mineral notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, bright, intense, ripe plum-cassis flavours with a lingering, very crisp, slightly cedary, fairly grippy finish. Try with osso buco or roast beef. This very well-priced, ready-to-drink, crowd-pleasing Douro blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinto Roriz has 14% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number LD20266 on the back label. CSPC 190694
Type Red Table Wine
Agent HHD Imp
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Ripe, Well Structured, Ready
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A dash of wood aging and ripe fruit are comfortably merged in this full-bodied wine. Its texture and fully integrated tannins are rich, packed with black fruits and acidity. The wine is ready to drink. [This great value has a track record that indicates a reliable drinking window extending 6+ years from vintage.] Score - 88 (Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast, Aug. 1, 2020) Price $ 14.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 27, 2021
Cases bought 599 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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