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Setubal Reserva - Jose Maria Da Fonseca Periquita

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There are 4 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Philippe Perreault, Sommelier rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

That's a blend of Castelao (48%), Touriga Nacional (28%) and Touriga Francesa (24%)!

Deep garnet color with notes of cherry, raspberry and spice like vanilla!

The wine is smooth, medium-bodied and long!

Pair it with beef and chorizo skewers with coriander!

Serve it at 15-17 degrees!

Ready to drink but can be aged 3-5 years!
Tania Thomas rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This intensely garnet, medium to full bodied red hails from Portugal’s Setubal peninsula. It is a delicious blend of 56% Castelao, 32% Touriga Nacional and 12% Touriga Francesa, which lends character, sweet aroma and complexity. It delivers aromas and flavors of ripe sweet cherries, plums, fig jam, vanilla and spice with a touch of wood, followed by a smooth, lingering finish. It could age for another 6-8 years. Best served at 14 C. Great with mature cheeses, hearty roasts and grilled meats. Consider decanting as it may throw a sediment.
Darlene Myers rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Spicy bold fruits with distinct oak notes. This wine also carried with it vanilla, plums and chocolate. A nice drinking wine.
Patrícia rated this wine as 100/100 with the following review:

Mto bom 15/6

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Setubal Reserva - Jose Maria Da Fonseca Periquita Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. 13%  750 mL  $13.09. March 1, 2012  Full Review




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