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Aveleda Casal Garcia 2015 Wine Review

Aveleda Casal Garcia 2015

Aveleda Casal Garcia 2015

Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $18.00

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Aveleda

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A balanced, supple, full-bodied northern Portuguese red wine made from indigenous grapes in the Douro Valley. Earthy with a velvet texture. Pair with grilled meats.

This Aveleda Casal Garcia 2015 was reviewed on April 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Lynn van der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lots of ripe red berries and oak on the nose, with mouth watering tart cherry flavours and structured tannins. Wonderful with roast beef, or pair with traditional Portuguese cuisine like spicy chouriço suasage or a variety of cured meats.
Tasted May 2017.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Deep purple. 13% abv. Tart and Chalky minerality mouthfeel. Medium plus tannins. Medium tart Red berry fruit with medium acidity. Pair with braised red meat dishes. Tasted April 2017. 86 points.
Cora Beaulieu rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Dark plum color. The nose is very soft and slightly musty. Fairly smooth palate, lots of red fruit flavor, raspberries, cherries, black currant, blackberry, hints of plum, with of soft floral and spice touches. This wine is dryer with nicely integrated tannins and acid. Satisfying and medium finish of ripe raspberry and currant. This Douro is a smooth, light, fruity, spicy and easy drinking wine. Pair with spice-crusted roasted lamb. [Tasted May/2017]

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