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2009 Herdade do Esporao Portugal White "Defesa"

Herdade do Esporao 2009 Defesa

Winery: Herdade do Esporao

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Defesa"

Wine Category: Portugal White

Grape blend: Arinto, Antao Vaz, & Roupeiro

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alentejo

State or country: Portugal

Price: $15

Cases produced: 13,300

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: February 16, 2011

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored wine opens with a fragrant vanilla and lemon bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and crisp. The flavor profile is a tasty green pear with a hint of white pepper, light lemon, and mineralty. The finish is dry and refreshing. This wine would pair with lemon drizzled baked sole or broiled scallops. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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