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Periquita Reserva 2010

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

A blend of Castelão (38%), Touriga Nacional (34%), Touriga Francesa (28%) Smells a bit like Syrah, peppery, inky a bit olivy, and filled with briary blue and black fruit, spice notes and a late hint of vanilla. Pretty rich on entry with an attractive stemmy accent to the rich core of blueberry and raspberry fruit. Medium light body with supple if slightly astringent tannins keeping this nicely tense in the mouth, this remains a touch Inky on the palate though there is a nice innate sweetness to the wine. This offers a friendly blend of easy drinking and lightly earthy complexity. 87pts

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The largest expanses of Jose Maria da Fonseca vines are found in Setubal. each utilising appropriate growing techniques to maximise qualitative potential according to individual ecological conditions.

Editorial Reviews for Periquita Reserva

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065212,946
3.50 5
09/19/2013

A blend of Castelão (38%), Touriga Nacional (34%), Touriga Francesa (28%) Smells a bit like Syrah, peppery, inky a bit olivy, and filled with briary blue and black fruit, spice notes and a late hint of vanilla. Pretty rich on entry with an attractive stemmy accent to the rich core of blueberry and raspberry fruit. Medium light body with supple if slightly astringent tannins keeping this nicely tense in the mouth, this remains a touch Inky on the palate though there is a nice innate sweetness to the wine. This offers a friendly blend of easy drinking and lightly earthy complexity. 87pts


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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065212,946
4.40 5
09/19/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: zufrieden
2593863,854
3.50 5
06/19/2013

This wine contains less than 40% Castelão (Periquita) so is hardly Periquita per se. However, the inclusion of Touriga Nacional is definitely a plus; the nose has a hint of sour cherry - even cranberry - with wet earth. The entry is tart, with more cranberry and some soft tannin. The wine finishes short to medium with sweet and sour notes lingering. Tasty and better than some reports but could use some stuffing. Should go well with oily food. 87 points.



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