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Vicente Faria Wines Animus 2014 Wine Review

Vicente Faria Wines Animus 2014

Vicente Faria Wines Animus 2014

Douro D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $12.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Vicente Faria Wines

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

This is a terrific, full-bodied Portuguese wine aptly named Animus, your dark side. Pair with a pepper steak and other grilled meats to complement that aromas of black plums, dark berries, smoke and cedar on the wine. Great value.

Food pairings: grilled pork ribs, burgers, chicken dishes.

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This Vicente Faria Wines Animus 2014 was reviewed on April 28, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This red wine blend from Portugal garnered a Silver 2016 Decanter Award and 90 Points. I have to agree. This is a young wine and meant to be enjoyed now with no apologies. Lots of fresh sweet red and black fruit; black pepper, forest floor, warm baking spices, lift of leather, all knitted together with bright acidity keeping the wine from becoming "jammy." A lingering smooth toasted oak finish for a touch of masculinity. Complexity and value for $13. Loved it!
Pair with a favourite cut of red meat; grilled lamb; Paella; grilled hamburger for the May long weekend. Full-bodied blend of: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz
Tasted: April 2017
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A solid Douro red blend. 2014 vintage is Tasting well June 2017. Tart blackberry, purple violet, cedar plank, baking spice. Easy drinking, lighter side of medium body. Pizza and burger friendly. 89 points. Great value. BespokeTastings

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