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Silk & Spice Red Blend 2016 Wine Review

Silk & Spice Red Blend 2016

Silk & Spice Red Blend 2016

Portugal, Portugal

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $12.95

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Silk & Spice

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A tasty, full-bodied, smooth Portuguese red wine blend made from native grapes. Flavours of sweet plums and blackberries, along with spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg. Thus, the name of the wine in reference to the traditional spice route around Portugal merchant sailing vessels took to get to the East in the 1500s to buy spices and trade goods. Pair with Hawaiian pizza or Mexican mole.

This Silk & Spice Red Blend 2016 was reviewed on December 8, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Great value. Fruit forward, medium body. Juicy raspberry, savoury herb. Pair with grilled chicken burgers, BBQ comfort foods like saucy wings and ribs. Tasted 2016 vintage in Dec 2017. 87 points.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A smooth, full-bodied red blend of native Portuguese varietals. Lots of dark plum, prune and stewed fruit, with cloves adding an intriguing spicy element. Enjoy with grilled spicy sausage and sauerkraut.
Tasted December 2017

3 Members would buy this wine again

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