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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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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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Assobio Red 2009

$15.49 Duoro, Portugal PLCB Code# 38001 This opaque and dark purple colored red blend from Portugal is a steal and was very well received by our tasting group. It opens with a spicy black cherry bouquet with hint of black … Continue reading

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Duorum Tinto 2009

$14.99Douro, PortugalChairman’s SelectionPLCB Code #32182 This ripe red shows deep, rich flavors of raspberry, dark cherry and baked plum. Intense chocolate notes chime in, with mocha and mineral, extending on the smoky finish. Drink now through 2015. 7,000 cases made. … Continue reading

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Quinta da Fronteira Douro Red 2007

$8.99  Duoro, Portugal Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 32054 With plenty of weight, but weight that is concentrated around a tight, firm tannic core. The wine has great ripe plum and black cherry fruits, brimming from the glass. The acidity is … Continue reading

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Sogrape Vinhos Callabriga Douro Red 2008

$8.99 Douro, Portugal Chairman’s Selection There’s a pure mineral note to the rapier-like red plum and dark cherry flavors. Very fresh and balanced, with the tannins building on the currant- and spice-filled finish. Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional. … Continue reading

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