Category Archives: Portugal

Quinta do Vallado Duoro 2011

$12.99 Duoro, Portugal PLCB Code# 33367 A firm, fresh and balanced red, with muscular red plum, berry and currant flavors, supported by a sturdy structure. The minerally finish reveals hints of flint. Drink now through 2016. 17,500 cases made. –KM … Continue reading

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Dao Quinta da Garrida 2005

$17.99 Portugal PLCB Code# 26856Tough and tannic, with dried berry and plum flavors, followed by a rustic finish. Tinta Roriz and Touriga Nacional. This was the better of two bottles. 3,000 cases made. –KM79 Points Wine Spectator Web Only 2009The 2005 … Continue reading

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Quinta do Roriz Douro Reserva 2004

$24.99 Douro, Portugal PLCB Code# 18453 Concentrated sweet, ripe, supple jammy dark fruits nose. Almost Port-like. The palate is soft and lush with sweet spicy notes. Good concentration to this dense yet accessible wine. Very good/excellent 91/100 WineAnorak.com 7/06 Closed, … Continue reading

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Sogrape Callabriga Douro 2010

$9.99 Douro, Portugal PLCB # 32925 no professional reviews found Slightly dried black cherry fruit with herbs.  Soft tannins.  A simple but pleasant wine at a reasonable price. 88 Points Bob’s Bulletin

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Sogrape Calabriga Douro 2010

$9.99 Douro, Portugal PLCB Code# 32925   Callabriga Douro Red 2010 is a lively wine with a red hue and shades of purple. It has complex aromas dominated by notes of ripe red fruits, dry figs, aromatic herbs and exotic … Continue reading

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Casa de Santar 2010

 $14.99 Dao, Portugal PLCB Code# 43169 A refined and well-crafted red, with concentrated flavors of dried cherry, red raspberry and currant, supported by fleshy, medium-grained tannins. Delivers a long finish of tar, spice and smoke. Drink now through 2020. 26,000 … Continue reading

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Caves Alianca Foral Touriga Nacional Jael Douro 2011

$11.99 Douro, Portugal PLCB Code# 43168   The vibrant flavors of boysenberry, blackberry and plum pudding are lush and flanked by notes of vanilla and cinnamon. Dark chocolate and pepper accents enliven the finish. Drink now. 15,000 cases made. –KM … Continue reading

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Tons de Duorum 2012

$9.99 Portugal Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33138   From high-elevation vineyards above the Douro Valley, this cool, crisp wine is lightly textured, bright and perfumed. Finely balanced between richness and acidity, it’s a great wine for white sauce and spicy … Continue reading

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Sobriga Callabriga Alentejo 2011

$8.99 Portugal Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32715   Once it has breathed for a good hour to allow a slight bitterness to dissipate, this is an assertive, powerful young red from southeastern Portugal. It tastes of ripe plum, with chocolate … Continue reading

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Alvaro Castro Dao 2008

$17.49 Dao, Portugal PLCB Code# 38256 Alvaro Castro’s wines are firmly rooted in the granite soils of the Dão. This powerful and concentrated wine, with its damson and smoky flavors, dark tannins and wood spice, is a great expression of … Continue reading

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