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2016 Quinta do Gradil Portugal Red "Castelo do Sulco Reserva"

Quinta do Gradil 2016 Castelo do Sulco Reserva

Winery: Quinta do Gradil

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Castelo do Sulco Reserva"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: Touriga Nacional, Aragonez & Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Lisboa

State or country: Portugal

Price: $12

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: January 26, 2018

Wine Review: This red blend from Portugal once again over delivers for the money. It is dark red colored and opens with a mild blueberry and caramel bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a tasty red plum and pomegranate blend with notes of mulberry and a hint of oak. The finish is dry and its flavors fade away nicely. There are no noticeable tannins that make this wine very easy to drink and quite food friendly. Pair it with a bacon burger. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Intense aromas of red fruit compote, with spicy hints. Soft and round on the palate but full bodied. The brief ageing in oak barrels gave this wine complexity and smoothness. Our Castelo do Sulco red pairs really well with grilled steak or Moroccan lamb.

Organic status: not organic

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