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Herdade Do Rocim 2012 Wine Review

Herdade Do Rocim 2012

Herdade Do Rocim 2012

Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Herdade

Agent: Brand New Day Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A robust Spanish red wine blend of made from a blend of Aragonez, Touriga Nacional, Alicante, Bouschet grapes. Perfect for grilled lamb.

Food pairings: rosemary lamb, garlic and wild leek stuffed chicken, chorizo cassoulet.

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This Herdade Do Rocim 2012 was reviewed on October 15, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

From Portugal's Alentejano region, a elegant blend of Touriga Nacional, Aragonez and Alicante Bouschet. Beautiful dark ruby colour with dark fruit and violet aromatics. Delicious rich palate with layers of ripe dark fruit, spice, savoury and smokey touches. Dry, very smooth with a silky finish. Portuguese wines offer tremendous value and quality.Tasted Oct. 2016
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Luxurious deep ruby, almost opaque in colour leaves no question as to the concentration of red and black fruit in this Portuguese red wine. A lift of mint on the nose and palate as well as some warm spiciness and dried herbs. Banish this baby to the cellar for a few years to tame the youthful tannins. If you are going to enjoy it tonight, however, I suggest decanting at least two hours. Serve with a good piece of red meat to accompany the tannins. Good value at $18. Buy 2.
Tasted: October 2016
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A deep ruby red alluring aromatic Portuguese red wine with berry, cassis, floral and graphite notes. The palate is overtaken by young grippy tannins. Most of the fruit flavours are buried by an austere mouthfeel, but the acidity is high and magical, toning down the tannins in the long earthy finish. Age for 7-10 years. Tasted Oct 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
From Portugal's Vinho Regional Alentejano, Herdade do Rocim is a robust Portuguese wine blend of made from a blend of Aragonez, Touriga Nacional, Alicante, Bouschet and Syrah grapes that are estate grown. This wine is dry, savoury with a smoky and spicy finish. Decant 2 hours and pair with rare steak, or hold in cellar for a couple of years. - Community Wine Reviews

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