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Wines of Portugal Tasting, London (Lord's) 2010



Lord’s Cricket Ground




1. Galleria 2009

100% Bical (white), no oak, clay soils

Nose: sweet, tropical fruits, like a Gewurtz

Bouche: superb acidite, frais, good finish


2. Terra Boa 2009

VR Beiras

From Alentejo – grape: Siria, Viosinho

Too medicinal


3. Alianca Bairrada reserve Red 2006

DOC Bairrada,

Grape: Baga

No fruit, dry, hot - ok


4. Vista TR 2007

VR Beiras

Grape: Tinta Roriz and 15% TN



5. Alianca Dao Reserva 2007


Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Jaen



6. Vista TN Reserva 2007

VR Beiras

Grape: Touriga Nacional

Hot, clumsy, not interesting



7. Alianca Particular Dao 2007


Grape: Pais

Too sweet, dry, un peu d’elegance, but not very interesting


8. Quinta da Garrida 2007


Grape: Tinta Roriz, Tourigo Nacional

Liked this one





9. Quinta da Rigodeira Reserva 2005

DOC Bairrada

Grapes: Baga, Merlot

Merlot seems to help Baga – liked this



10. Quinta das Baceladas 2005

DOC Bairrada

Grapes : Merlot, Baga, Cabernet Sauvignon



11. Quinta dos Quatro Ventos 2007

DOC Duoro

Grapes: Tourigo Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz

Bien parfume – liked it


12. Quinta da Terrugem 2006

DOC Alentejo

Grapes: Aragonez, Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet

Elegant, perfumed, liked it


13. Quinta da Garrida Reserva 2004


Grapes: Touriga Nacional

Fresh, elegant, good acidity, despite 14.5% alcohol


14. Quinta dos Quatro Ventos Reserva 2007

DOC Douro

Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz

Frais, franc, direct, propre


15. Quinta da Dona 2004

DOC Bairrada

Grape: Baga

















1.Monte Velho white 2009

VR Alentejano Grapes: Antao Vaz , Roupeiro, Perrum

Really unique taste, floral, yet crisp and lively acidity, clean


2. Esporao Verdelho 2009

VR Alentejano Grape: Verdelho

Not my style – that green, chlorophyl taste


3. Esporao reserva white 2008

DOC Alentejo Grapes: Arinto, Roupiero, Antao Vaz

Lovely, a bit weird, but great acidity


4. Monte Velho red 2008

VR Alentejano

Grapes: Aragones, Trincadeira, Castelao

Ok – thin and flat


5. Vinha da Defesa red 2008

VR Alentejano

Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Aragones

Not very interesting


6. 4 Castas red 2008

VR Alenejano

Grapes: Syrah, Alicante Bouschet, Alfocheiro, Petit Verdot

Too much oak, unbalanced at the moment – great potential


7. Esparao Reserva red 2007

DOC Alentejo

Grapes: Aragones, Alicante, Trincadeira Cabernet


8. Aragones 2007

VR Alentejano

Grape: Aragones

Beautiful, solid, fresh, lots of personality


9.Esporao Alicante Bouschet 2007

VR Alentejano

Grape: Alicante Bouschet

Nice nose, floral, elegant

But tannins are green – finish is dry and unpleasant


10. Esporao Tourigo Nacional 2007

VR Alentehano

Grape: Touriga Nacional

Gorgeous, dense, purply and complex



Themed Table: Alvarinho


Dom Diogo Alvarinho 2009

Vinho Regional Minho, 13.5%

Quinta da Raza


Quinta dos Loridos Alvarinho 2008

Vinho Regional Lisboa 12.5%

Bacalhoa Vinhos de Portugal


Themed Table: Touriga Nacional


Quinta de Pancas Touriga Nacional Reserva 2007

Vinho Regional Lisboa 13.8%

Companhia das Quintas


Herdade Sao Miguel Touriga Nacional 2008

Vinho regional Alentejano 14.4%

Herdade Sao Miguel


Esporao Touriga Nacional 2007

Vinho Regional Alentehano 14.5% Esporao

Yum – very nice


Quinta do Portal Touriga Nacional 2006 DOC Douro 13.5%

Quinta do Portal - non


Vista TN Reserva 2007

Vinho Regional Beiras 14%

Alianca Vinhos de Portugal



Casa de Santar Touriga Nacional 2007

DAC Dao, Dao Sul



Pedra Cancela 20008 Touriga Nacional



CSL T. Nacional, Vinho REgional Lisboa, Casa Santos Lima


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