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Quinta Das Carvalhas Touriga Nacional 2011 Wine Review

Quinta Das Carvalhas Touriga Nacional 2011

Quinta Das Carvalhas Touriga Nacional 2011

Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Quinta das Carvalhas

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Smoky with bacon and meaty notes and juicy acidity. Full-bodied and smooth. Pair with prime rib and be happy.

Touriga Nacional food pairings: herb roasted lamb, beef, venison, hard cheese.

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This Quinta Das Carvalhas Touriga Nacional 2011 was reviewed on May 30, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The 2011 vintage was tasted in 2015. This wine is opaque ruby red and full bodied. On the nose this wine is characteristic of Duoro region Touriga National with 12 months in oak barrels before bottling. Prominent dark berry and creamed cheese, ripe leather and dried fruitcake. Well integrated and well balanced. This wine is ready to drink now. Enjoy 2015-2020. Pair with fig infused cream cheese or goats cheese sandwich with roasted vegetables.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Made from 100% Touriga Nacional, aged 12 mos in oak barrels. A dark ruby- coloured, fragrant wine with lots of ripe cherries, dark chocolate and slight smoke on the nose. The palate reveals more cherries, mocha, smoke and oak. Dry and tannic in the mouth with a long dry red fruit finish. Serve with pasta & red meats.
A concentrated, intense French red wine with firm tannins and lots of oak. Pair with red meats. - Community Wine Reviews

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