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Alvaro Castro Red 2008 Wine Review

Alvaro Castro Red 2008

Alvaro Castro Red 2008

D.O.C., Dão, Portugal

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Alvaro Castro

Agent: Tinto Group Incorporated

Product: 285288

Product: 376830

More Vintages: 2009   Add New Vintage

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 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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