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Vicente Faria Gloria Reserva 2011 Wine Review

Vicente Faria Gloria Reserva 2011

Vicente Faria Gloria Reserva 2011

Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Vicente Faria

Agent: Airen Imports

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The selected grapes in this award winning blend are Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca - the same grapes that we find in the composition of port - this wine delivers layers of deep stewed dark fruit, mocha, baking spice and notably round tannins. There is some potential to age here. Enjoy with lamb burgers!
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca this medium+-bodied dry wine presented a little funky aroma on the first nose. After a few minutes in the glass this wore off and presented charred wood, cherry, black raspberry, floral, cloves, raisin,vanilla, forest floor. Evident tannins with medium acidity. The varietals in this blend may be familiar to some as they are used in the production of Port. Drink now with some potential to age. Decant for one hour.
2014 Decanter World Wine Awards Bronze
Tasted: December 2014
Produced by Leite de Faria, this robust Portuguese red wine is made from the Touriga Nacional grape, one of the country's most respected indigenous grapes for dry red wine. The 2011 vintage is also a blend of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca grapes. Blackened chary fruit from the Douro Valley in northeast Portugal. Lots of oak aging is evident. - Community Wine Reviews

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