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Cabral Reserva 2010

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Julia Kelada rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Oh my! I was so nervous about trying this wine. I'm sorry if I sound like I am a total snob but usually wines under $20 rarely hit the spot! At $14.95 this wine filled me with trepadition!
Now I will always stand by what I say, that you get what you pay for in general so my level of expectation was not very high. We were also going out en mass to a BYOB restaurant  so this was for sure the right occassn for this wine....poor wine, I had already judged it!
Obviously there was no time for this wine to breath under the circumstances of a rather fast food chain restaurant. But I was in need of a glass of vino! So pop that cork!

The colour was a rather lucious red.
On the nose light cherries, black currants , violets, herbaceous undertones.( so far so good!)
On the palate, full sweet cherries, blueberries and black currants were the fruits. A floral rose note stepped forward, so far it was predictable, then surprise, surprise, a bitter dark chocolate note followed by licorice and rounded off with mild pepper holding a dry mouth! The wine is full bodied but has a light undertone. The tannins are of a medium length.
Well, I must congratulate my little wine, he held his own that night. He is worth the money and for those mass parties he is a good companion!

Bottoms up!

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Cabral Reserva 2010, Douro, Portugal 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. 05602660001981 13% MD  $14.95. March 1, 2012  Full Review




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