Quinta dos Roques
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The only classic variety of the Douro not indigenous to Portugal, Tinta Roriz is known in Spain, its birthplace, as T...
History of the grape: Touriga Nacional is produced as a still table wine, but is also one of the most important grape...
Grand Noir de la Calmette or Grand Noir is a red grape created in 1855 by French grape breeder Henri Bouschet at his ...
Tinta Cão, which translates to “Red Dog,” is a grape variety which is rediscovering its bark. This premium black grap...
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Encruzado Barrique Do Portugal Quinta Dos Roques Encruzado Jahrgang Portugal Encruzado Die Dynamischen 2009Snoothrank:
These Dao wines have progressed in leaps and bounds and show little in common ... couple of decades ago. This Quinta dos Roques is a case in point; the balance, elegance and hedonic pleasures of nose and mouthfeel is a far cry from the rusticity of the past. The Christmas Cake (what else?) scent, cherry pie flavours with melt-in-your-mouth un... Read More
Quinta Dos Roques Collector's Reserva Touriga Nacional Alfrocheiro Preto Tinta Cão Tinta Roriz Dão 2000Snoothrank:
Tres bon vin avant un repas, gouteux et mettre 15 minutes au frigo pour reduire le tanin Read More
I have not had Dao wine for some time, and this mid-rank number from Quinta do Correio has bracing acidity on the palate with flavours of cranberry and wild red huckleberry. Soft and approachable, the wine is good value. There is also a smooth creamy finish that should appeal to a broad cross-section of wine drinkers. Try it. Read More
May 22, 2010
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Bought a case 5 years ago and haven't opened a bottle in at least 2. Color is dark burgandy red..still very dense. Nose is reminescent of an old port (grapes are all port grapes for goodness) with a hint of fruit and acidity. Initial palate is dense, leather, faded fruit and cedar....more than a bit like an aged Rioja. Finish is somewhat com... Read More