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Sagrado Douro Red 2013

Quinta do Sagrado, Tinto, Pinhao, Cima Corgo, DOC Douro, Portugal, 2013 This wine: lot No. L-SST13, a blend of a wide range of approved grape varieties, coated natural cork closure, 13% abv, Ann et Vin, £12 (07/17) Consumer tasting note: … Continue reading

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Croft 10 y.o. Tawny Port NV

Croft, 10 Year Old Tawny Port, NV, Portugal This wine: a blend of the port varieties, which may include touriga franca, touriga nacional, tinta barroca, tinto cao, tinta roriz; bottled 2015, natural cork stopper, 20% abv, widely available, ~£20 (02/16) Consumer … Continue reading

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Sagrado Douro Reserva Red 2008

Quinta do Sagrado, Reserva, Tinto, Pinhao, Cima Corgo, DOC Douro, Portugal, 2008 Last tasted 26/07/17. This wine: Lot No. 94/2012, a blend of 50% touriga nacional, 30% touriga franca, and 10% each of tinta amarela and tinta roriz (aka tempranillo), … Continue reading

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Sagrado Douro Reserva Red 2008

Quinta do Sagrado, Reserva, Tinto, Pinhao, Cima Corgo, DOC Douro, Portugal, 2008 This wine: a blend of 50% touriga nacional, 30% touriga franca, and 10% each of tinta amarela and tinta roriz (aka tempranillo), vinified in stainless steel, aged in … Continue reading

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Taylor’s Chip Dry White Port NV

Taylor’s Chip Dry Port, Extra Sec, Douro, Portugal, NV This wine: a malvasia dominated blend, along with rabigato, esgana cão, viosinho and gouveio; produced using the same methods as for red port, at Atkinson Lodge/Cellar; bottle number 363479, natural cork stopper, … Continue reading

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Pinto Duas Quintas Douro 2014

Ramos Pinto, Duas Quintas, DOC Douro, Portugal, 2014 This wine: a blend of touriga nacional, touriga francesa, tinta roriz (tempranillo), 13.5% abv, Portland Wine, £13 (03/17) Consumer tasting note: a promising nose with some complexity of dark berries, a little … Continue reading

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Barao de Vilar Pink Port NV

Barao de Vilar, Pink Port, Portugal, NV. This wine: a blend of the port varieties – touriga franca, touriga nacional, tinta barroca, tinto cao, tinta roriz; natural cork stopper, 19.5% abv, 50cl, Ann et Vin, ~£13 (02/17) Consumer tasting note: a … Continue reading

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