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QUINTA DO VALE MEÃO Douro Vintage Port 2015

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(90-92) Points

The 2015 Vintage Port is heavy on the Touriga Franca (45%), with other typical grapes in a field blend, aged in used Chestnut vats for 12 months. It comes in at 90 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is light, elegant and perceptibly sweet, showing rich flavors and dark chocolate nuances, despite that relatively low sugar level on paper. Fresh and relatively easy, it is not the deepest or most powerful Porto, but it tastes great and lingers beautifully on the finish. The sugar will blow off in time, leaving a better balanced and more transparent wine. This was a tank sample when tasted, out of barrel, nearing bottling and the final blend.

September 2017


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