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2016 Herdade de Sao Miguel Portugal Red "Colheita Seleccionada"

Herdade de Sao Miguel 2016 Colheita Seleccionada

Winery: Herdade de Sao Miguel

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Colheita Seleccionada"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: 50% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Touriga Nacional, 10% Syrah & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alentejano

State or country: Portugal

Price: $15

Cases produced: 20,800

KWG Score: 89 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: March 2, 2019

Wine Review: Dark ruby in color, this red wine from Portugal presents with cherry and strawberry aromas accompanied by hints of eucalyptus and fennel seed. There is ample cherry again on the palate framed by red apple and pomegranate. The blend (50% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Touriga Nacional, 10% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon) works well, but the medium oak and heavy tannins seem to overwhelm the light body, robbing it of depth. The finish is a bit wispy but the flavors and black pepper notes last for quite a while. The wine paired well with sausage and roasted red peppers over gemelli pasta. - Jeoff

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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