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Cost: $21.95
Grape Variety: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nationional, Sousã
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: Portugal
Region: Douro
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Borges
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Full and rich flavour

Description: Deep dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features oak, raisins, plums, blackberries, dark chocolate, forest floor, figs, champagne mushrooms and mint. Medium+ body and tannins with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: As this wine will get better with age, I would suggest decanting for an hour.

Drink now or in the next 15 years on its own or pair it with Duck served with wild mushrooms and fig sauce.

Tasted: 28 Jan 2015

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 358762

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