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2009 Herdade do Esporao Portugal Red "Monte Velho Red"

Winery: Herdade do Esporao

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Monte Velho Red"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: Aragones, Trincadeira & Castelao

Region: Alentejo

State or country: Portugal

Price: $10

Cases produced: 560,000

KWG Score: 85.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Good (86)

Review date: February 19, 2011

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored wine opens with a black raspberry bouquet with hints of black pepper and oak. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and easy going. The flavor profile is an oak and black raspberry blend with hints of black pepper and black currant. The finish is dry and displays mild tannins. This is a pleasant and Good everyday offering. Serve it with a juicy burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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