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Cartuxa EA Red Blend 2018 – A Plush, Portuguese Red Blend with Sultry Aromatics

Cartuxa, EA Red Blend 2018, Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal, Wine Casual

Cartuxa, EA Red Blend 2018, Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal

Tasting Note: A plush, Portuguese red blend with sultry aromatics.

Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of raspberry, blackberry, black plum, red cherry, boysenberry and rosehip.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus-bodied red blend has a slightly-creamy texture with medium-plus-intensity flavors suggested on the nose supported by medium acidity and soft, medium tannin ultimately completing with a black-fruit-filled, medium-plus finish.

The midpalate is ripe-fruit-and-floral-filled.

A winning, Portuguese red blend especially for the price point.

Bottle Note: Aragonez (35%), Trincadeira (30%), Alicante Bouschet (20%), Syrah (15%).

Rating: 90 points
Price: $9
Alcohol: 13.5%
Importer: Tri-Vin Imports Inc., New Rochelle, New York
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: June 13, 2021

This wine was submitted for review.

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