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Rapariga Da Quinta Reserva Tinto 2017 – Vibrant & Rich Black Fruit

Rapariga Da Quinta, Reserva Tinto 2017, Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal, Wine Casual

Rapariga Da Quinta, Reserva Tinto 2017, Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal

Tasting Note: An Alentejano red blend led with Alicante Bouschet that gives way to rich black fruit.

Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of blueberry, black plum, red currant, black cherry, black olive and blackberry.

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

There is complexity in the midpalate and a vibrancy that runs throughout the length of the taste.

A solid red blend.

Bottle Note: This wine was made with the grape varieties Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez and Touriga Nacional. Was aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. Winemaker, Luis Duarte. Alicante Bouschet 48%, Aragonez 38%, Touriga Nacional 14%.

Rating: 91 points
Price: $25
Alcohol: 14.5%
Importer: Saranty Imports, Stamford, Connecticut
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: May 20, 2022

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