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2005 Prats and Symington Portugal Red "Chryseia"

Prats Symington 2005 Chryseia

Winery: Prats and Symington

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chryseia"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: 70% Touriga Nacional & 30% Touriga Franca & Tinta Roriz

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Douro

State or country: Portugal

Price: $70

Cases produced: 2,550

KWG Score: 91.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: October 29, 2008

Wine Review: This wine was my second favorite wine at this year’s trade tasting of wines from Portugal. This very dark ruby colored wine opens with an inviting blackberry and licorice like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is smooth, elegant, and very well balanced. It displays delicious ripe cherry flavors with a touch of licorice. The finish is very dry and its well managed tannins are nicely prolonged. This very food friendly wine would be a perfect match for filet mignon at your favorite steakhouse. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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