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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer QUADRUS
This excellent 2017 has an intense purple colour and an attractive, ripe, plum-black-cherry-cassis nose along with some sandalwood-cedar notes. Itís dry, medium to medium-full bodied, harmonious and well structured with ripe, intense, Damson plum, black cherry and cassis flavours with well structured, sandalwood-cedar notes on the lingering finish. Quite extracty with excellent mouthfeel, this ripe blend of 55% Touriga Nacional, 30% Tinta Roriz and 15% Sousao has 14% alcohol and according to the LCBO reduced to 3 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 440305
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Hal Ent
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Rating ***(91 points)
Ripe, Rich, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: The 2017 vintage was hot and dry, resulting in an early yet abundant harvest for rich, age-worthy wines. This blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Sez„o (formerly Sous„o/Souz„o) is elegant and plump, with notes of blackberry, dark cherry, licorice root, and sweet tobacco. It will drink well now or can be cellared well into 2028 and beyond. Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 16, 2023
Cases bought 504 (12 bottles per case)

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