Alvaro Castro Red 2008 Wine Review

Alvaro Castro Red 2008
D.O.C., Dão, Portugal
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 285288
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $16.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2012-2015
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Alvaro Castro
Agent: Tinto Group Incorporated
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury, meaty and full-bodied with a pleasantly bitter and refreshing finish. Black fruit and tarry depths. Great wine for big meat dishes and barbecue.

This Alvaro Castro Red 2008 was reviewed July 7, 2012 by

 

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2008 Alvaro Castro is a light to medium bodied, fruity to integrated wine, with intense aromas of ripe red currant, blackberry and oak. Though on the acidic side, it has a good structure with refined tannins (decant for 30-60 min) and a medium to long, fruit filled finish. Drink now and for the next 2-4 years. It has typical regional character, which in this case translates into food friendly wine. My impression: NICE, 88-89 pts. Tasted July/12.

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