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2017 Monte da Vigia Portugal Red "Reserva"

Monte da Vigia 2017 Reserva

Winery: Monte da Vigia

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Reserva"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: 30% Trincadeira, 30% Aragones (Tempranillo), 20% Alicante Bouchet & 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alentejano

State or country: Portugal

Price: $12

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: May 1, 2021

Wine Review: This is a nice weeknight red blend from Portugal. In the glass, it is a dark ruby color, with red currant, lilac, black olive and sandalwood in the bouquet. On the palate, it is soft and mouthwatering, with a medium body and medium acidity. It is nicely balanced and straight forward. I found flavors of spiced red plum, wild strawberry and mild minerality. There are round tannins in a moderate length finish. Open a bottle with your meat-lovers pizza. – Mark

Winemaker Notes: This ruby red wine has aromas of red fruit, combined with a touch of vanilla. On the palate, it shows structure, round ripe tannins and a long finish! Enjoy with red meat, cheese, or on its own.

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