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2015 Quinta do Gradil Portugal Red "Castelo do Sulco Reserva"

Winery: Quinta do Gradil

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Castelo do Sulco Reserva"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: 40% Syrah, 35% Touriga Nacional & 25% Tinta Roriz

Region: Lisboa

State or country: Portugal

Price: $12

Cases produced: 130,000

KWG Score: 87.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: March 23, 2017

Wine Review: This dark red colored blend from Portugal is a great value. It opens with a red cherry bouquet with hints of cranberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a vanilla-cola and gentle oak blend with hints of mild red cherry. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins fade away nicely. This wine over delivers for the money and will serve as a perfect weekday red. I would pair it with a grilled mushroom and Swiss bacon-burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Castelo do Sulco 2015 Reserva.

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