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2015 Quinta do Ataide Portugal Red "Douro"

Quinta do Ataide 2015 Douro Red

Winery: Quinta do Ataide

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Douro"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz & Tinto Cao

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Douro

State or country: Portugal

Price: $26

Cases produced: 3,000

KWG Score: 90.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: July 13, 2019

Wine Review: This opaque and midnight purple colored wine from Portugal opens with a blackberry and black olive bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is a mineral and blackberry blend with notes of oak and olive with a hint of black plum towards the end. The finish is dry and its dusty tannins linger and last for a while. This Portuguese red would pair very nicely with a bacon burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Fresh, focused aromas of red fruits with a discreet suggestion of vanilla. Refreshing fragrance of pine-needles. Full and generous palate with ripe, plummy and black cherry fruit flavors. Expressive, spicy tannins wrapped in the weighty structure. Long, satisfying finish.

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