Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 288,478 strong:

Register Today!

São Miguel Escolha Dos Enologos 2015

Thanks for liking this wine! Let your friends on Twitter and Facebook know about it by clicking on the buttons here.

If you've already connected your Twitter account, then you don't need to click on the Twitter button to share your review as it'll be done for you.

Optional: Before you share your wine find with friends, you can pick a score or make a quick tasting note, or both if you like:

My Score:
My Tasting Notes:
Expand Box

Community Reviews

There are 2 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

This is just great wine, period. Lots of ripe black briar and cherry fruit along with plum skin, Aussie red licorice, pressed red flowers, sarsaparilla and a hit of wood. Clean and delineated but also juicy and rich. 93 Points.
Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

FBS, DL92, SdA91

David Lawrason

This is a deeply coloured, fragrant blend of three indigenous varieties grown in Portugal's deep south. Love the brambly/black raspberry, violet and vaguely herbal nose. It is full bodied, dense and well balanced, with quite firm tannin. The fruit is very generous; the length excellent. Could easily age five years. Tasted April 2018

Natalie's Review

São Miguel Escolha Dos Enologos 2015, Vino Regional Alentejano, Portugal: A savoury, full-bodied Spanish red wine with a firm tannic grip on the palate that will smooth out with some cellar time then decant 1-2 hours. This is a blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Alicante Bouschet grapes. Winemakers are Nuno Franco and Alexandre Relvas. Aromas of dark red berries, smoke and dried herbs. Pair with grilled lamb. Drink: 2018-2024. 445122 14.50% XD 750 mL  $22.95 Score: 91/100. April 14, 2018 Top Rated Red Wine. Voluptuous Veal Wine  Full Review




Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Silver Oak Red Wine
Cabernet Sauvignon 2015,
Napa Valley, California ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 288,478 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award