Portugal


Casa Santos Lima Confidencial Reserva 2013
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91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 Editors Choice "Six months in a mix of French and Portuguese oak has given this wine a rich, smooth character. Produced from a field blend of more than 40 different varieties, the wine is stylishly structured and ripe with blackberry fruits. It is still young and although it is
Item Number: 17154
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Casa Santos Lima 'Colossal' Red Reserva 2014
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 'Smart Buy' "Colossal" is defined by something gigantic in place and time. Made from selected grapes grown in wide and beautiful areas of Casa Santos Lima vineyards, this full bodied blend of Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Tinta Roriz and Alicante Bouschet features intense color with
Item Number: 24192
Bottle:$11.95
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Reguengos de Monsaraz 'Reguengos' Tinto 2012
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90"The cooperative of Reguengos is now a major force in the region. This wine, named after the hilltop town of Reguengos, is a powerful, condensed wine. It has dark black fruits, solid tannins and a smooth texture. Full-bodied and worth aging. Drink from 2015."~RV Best Buy
Item Number: 14754
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Ferreira Vintage Port 2011
97  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 97"This is a hugely rich, yet approachable wine. It’s powerful, bold and ripe, and concentrated both in tannins and texture. All the elements are there, linked by firm tannins and freshness from berry acidity." ~ RV
Item Number: 15275
Bottle:$78.95
Case: $947.40
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Caves Sao Joao 'Poco do Lobo' Arinto 1995
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The Arinto "Poço do Lobo" is actually a current item, available from the importer. Arinto ages well and the terroir, not far from the ocean, typically provides good acidity. So, this region does have a reputation for aging well in all colors. This is lovely. To be sure, it is
Item Number: 18090
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $155.70
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Gazela Vinho Verde NV
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"A classic Vinho Verdde; light and fruity, with some nice peach and green apple flavors and a slight spritziness. The perfect, uncomplicated quaff." ~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 6006
Bottle:$4.45
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DFJ Paxis Red Blend 2013
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Wine Enthusiast 90 #5 of Best Buys of 2016 "This dark, structured wine, with its balanced blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz, is firm with tannins and dense berry fruits. Full in the mouth, it is a concentrated wine that brings out a strongly chalky texture. The wine is
Item Number: 20521
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Quinta Do Crasto 'Douro' Red 2013
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 " Powerful, with concentrated slate and mineral notes to the dark currant, dried berry and raspberry ganache flavors. Very lithe mid-palate, with a long, focused finish. Drink now through 2020.—K.M.  " The 2013 Douro is a deep violet color. Fresh on the nose, with intense berry
Item Number: 18564
Bottle:$13.95
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Quinta Do Crasto 'Old Vines' Reserva Douro 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2012 Reserva Old Vines, Crasto's familiar brand, is easily the best intersection of price and quality in Crasto's 2012s, although that is frequently true. It comes awfully close to being the best wine, too. It is a very fine performance in this restrained year. It was aged for
Item Number: 17915
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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Quinta Noval Black Porto NV
91  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 91 "Christian Seely recently introduced this wine in New York as a rethinking of the super-premium, multivintage Porto style. Black replaces LB, Noval?s former entry in this range, and uses top-quality fruit to create a soft, accommodating texture. The aromas are purple-black while
Item Number: 9386
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Quinta da Raza Vinho Verde 2015
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87  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 87 "The 2015 Raza is a 50/35 blend of Arinto and Azal, with 15% Trajadura, unoaked and coming in at 11.5% alcohol. With 7.3 grams per liter of residual sugar, it is not austere, but the acidity is high enough to make it perceptibly dry. Beautifully focused, crisp and transparent, this
Item Number: 16398
Bottle:$7.95
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Quinta do Vale Meao 'Meandro' Red Blend 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91  "The 2014 Meandro do Vale Meão is a 40/30 blend of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca, with 20% Tinta Roriz and small dollops of other grapes. It was aged in well-used French oak (six years) for 13 months and comes in 14.5% alcohol. If you read my accompanying article this issue,
Item Number: 24030
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $113.70
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Warre's Warrior Special Reserve Port
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90"The non-vintage Warrior Reserve is a more fruit-driven, less complex style of port. Big, full-bodied, muscular and rich with lots of red and black fruit, licorice, white chocolate and coffee notes, this beauty should keep for another decade. "- RP
Item Number: 4550
Bottle:$13.95
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Susana Esteban Aventura Tinto 2014
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"A pure-tasting and minerally red that smacks of luscious red raspberry and spiced red currant flavors. Juniper berry notes on the elegant, peppery finish. Aragonez, Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira and Alicante Bouschet. Drink now through 2019. 800 cases made."
Item Number: 22764
Bottle:$16.45
Case: $197.40
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Companhia Das Lezirias 'Tyto Alba' Red 2012
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93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 Cellar Selection "Named after the barn owl (Tyto alba) that nests in the woods of the Lezirias estate, this has great tannins that give shape to the dense black fruits. With a powerful structure and so much of the Touriga Nacional perfumes, this is a wine for aging. Drink from
Item Number: 22695
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Ferreira 20yr 750ml Duque de Braganca Tawny NV
98  Decanter 
Decanter 98 "Quince marmalade on the nose and palate. Refined, soft and seamless with the merest dusting of tannin on the finish. Worthy Platinum Best in Category at the DWWA."  Wine Enthusiast 94 "Always one of the best 20-year-olds, and this is no exception. The secret is in the velvet-like
Item Number: 9238
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $551.40
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Vera Vinho Verde 2015
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86  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 86 "Offers snappy flavors of apple and green apricot, with some notes of honeydew melon. Citrus zest details emerge on the spicy finish. Drink now. 4,000 cases made.—Kim Marcus"  "The Vera Vinho Verde is a blend of 60% Arinto, 30% Azal and 10% Loureiro from select blocks of Casa
Item Number: 10035
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Caves da Cerca 'Famega' Vinho Verde 2015
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" Famega Vinho Verde is a brilliant, citrus color wine with slight effervescence. Young and fresh, with a delicate and fruity aromas. This wine is very versatile and pairs well with a variety of foods. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 1218
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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Quinta do Passadouro 'Douro' Red Blend 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90Velvety in texture and well-spiced, with ripe dark fruit flavors that are matched to engaging forest floor and cedary notes. Cocoa powder and candied plum details show on the refined finish. Drink now through 2020. 175 cases imported.
Item Number: 21126
Bottle:$16.45
Case: $98.70
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Graham's Tawny Port 30year
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Spectator 92 "Rich and full-flavored, with chocolate, dark cherry and mocha notes full of fresh acidity. Cream, spice and hints of smoke grace the supple finish. Shows fine balance and elegance. Drink now. 450 cases imported"~KM  Wine Enthusiast 95 "Remarkably, this is able to show age and
Item Number: 18491
Bottle:$95.95
Case: $1,151.40
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Duorum Colheita 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"This has a delicate core of violet, plum and red berry flavors that are broad yet well-defined. Medium-grained tannins gain power midpalate, with mineral and shiso leaf notes on the taut finish. Drink now through 2020."
Item Number: 22173
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Tons de Duorum White 2015
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Intense tropical and citrus fruit aromas, intertwined with floral and mineral notes. Tropical and citrus flavours with a mineral streak on the beautifully refreshing palate. Well-structured with a long finish.Made from 30% Viosinho, 30% Rabigato, 20% Verdelho, and 20% Arinto grapes
Item Number: 20867
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Port 2012
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94"Effusively fruity, offering luscious red plum, dark cherry and chocolate flavors that are well-integrated. Very suave and creamy as well, with a long finish filled with cocoa powder and Asian spice. Best from 2020 through 2045."
Item Number: 18960
Bottle:$57.95
Case: $347.70
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Sarmento 'Irreverente' Red 2013
" Full ripened plums, blackberries and cherries matching with a cocoa and spicy fragrance." ~Winery notes
Item Number: 16262
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Dow's Vintage Port 1994
97  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 97"A blackstrap, powerful Port. Black, with intense aromas of raspberries, raisins, flowers and stems. Full-bodied and medium sweet, with a long, rich finish. Tannins pull at your palate. A wine for the future.--Dow vertical. Best after 2008. 13,000 cases made." ~J.S.
Item Number: 4890
Bottle:$99.95
Case: $1,199.40
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