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Values Wine Picks July 6, 2010

Note: I publish batches of reviews that I call Good Values Wine Picks. These are from the regular section of the liquor store rather than the Vintages section, and tend to be lower priced and the most widely available of all wines. The last four reviews I did were: November 15, October 16, August 3 and June 18.



White Wine

Quinta do Vallado 2008, Douro Valley, Portugal: Good aromatics of field flowers, citrus blossom and some hazelnut. Refreshing yet rich and full-bodied. This producer is one of five in the Douro Valley known as the Douro Boys. Drink: 2010-2015. 14% XD 750 mL  $25.00 Score: 88/100. July 6, 2010 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  


Red Wine

Quinta Do Vale Meao Meandro 2007, Douro Valley, Portugal: Nicely balanced with black tart cherries and berries. Full-bodied and smooth with a cedary-mint finish. This producer is one of five in the Douro Valley known as the Douro Boys. Drink: 2010-2014. 14.50% XD 750 mL  $15.00 Score: 88/100. July 6, 2010 Full Review Add to: Shopping List Cellar  



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