Portugal


Maria Papoila Vinho Verde 2015
(3)
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015 Escolha Maria Papoila is a 70/30 blend of Loureiro and Alvarinho, with just under ten grams per liter of residual sugar, which makes it a bit off dry in theory, but it is frankly hard to find the sugar. The beautiful acidity certainly balances it well. There is no
Item Number: 24707
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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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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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Reguengos de Monsaraz 'Reguengos' Tinto 2016
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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.
Item Number: 14754
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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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 still
Item Number: 20521
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Taylor Port Late Bottle Vintage 2011
91  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 91 "The 2011 Late Bottled Vintage Port (bottled in October 2015) is a field blend aged for 58 months. It comes with a bar top cork and 106 grams per liter of residual sugar. Inky black, this highly extracted Port has sensual texture and an unctuous finish laced with delicious,
Item Number: 24520
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Warre's Warrior Special Reserve Port
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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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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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Dona Maria Grand Reserva 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2011 Grande Reserva is a blend of 50% Alicante Bouschet (from 60+-year-old-vines), 25% Syrah, 15% Petit Verdot and 10% Touriga Nacional, aged for 12 months in new French oak. This has intriguing complexity, perhaps its best feature. The Syrah and the Alicante combined give
Item Number: 24095
Bottle:$32.95
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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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Casal Garcia Vinho Verde
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"The wine has a citrine color and a clear appearance with a very delicate and slightly fruity aroma. On the palate this is a fresh, smooth and well-balanced wine. Ideal with fish, seafood, Asian food and some white meat. alcohol 9.0% " ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 2485
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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Quinta do Vale Meao 'Meandro' Red Blend 2014
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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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Blandy's Alvada Madeira 5yr 500ml
Please note this is a 500mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
Wine International Silver Medal"Lovely dark brown colour. Christmas spice and lime character on nose. Good weight. Lime marmalade on palate. Strong alcohol. Good balance and good length."
Item Number: 2324
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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J Portugal Ramos Loios Red 2015
A supple red, with direct, juicy flavors of plum and cherry. The tannins emerge on the spicy finish. Aragonez, Trincadeira and Castelã
Item Number: 10973
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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J Portugal Ramos Reserva 2013
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"Black olive, dark currant and dried plum flavors give this red plenty of power and lift. Quite minerally as well, featuring an intense and balanced finish that lingers with fig paste and raspberry ganache elements. Drink now through 2020." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 17293
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Quinta Do Crasto 'Douro' Red 2014
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89"Robust, with lively acidity and a firm structure behind the flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and currant. Espresso notes fill the finish, along with plenty of mineral and dark chocolate details. Drink now through 2019." 37,500 cases made.–KM
Item Number: 24958
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Graham's Vintage Port 2011
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96"Offers a decadently fruity aroma, with peppery accents to the cherry, raspberry and dark currant flavors that are lithe and juicy. Grippy tannins grace the mocha- and chocolate-infused finish. Best from 2025 through 2055. 7,000 cases made."–KM
Item Number: 14996
Bottle:$84.95
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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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Croft Vintage Port 2011
97  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 97 "Effusively juicy, rich and concentrated, showing plenty of snap to the crisp and well-spiced flavors of wild berry, dark currant and plum tart. Orange-infused chocolate notes linger on the exotic, mocha-filled finish. Best from 2020 through 2045."   The Wine Advocate 95 
Item Number: 23196
Bottle:$68.95
Case: $413.70
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Sandeman 20 Year Tawny Port
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 Broad, rich and elegant, with creamy, supple flavors of butterscotch, toasted coconut and hazelnut. The luscious finish is loaded with spice and cocoa details. Seductive. Drink now. 4,000 cases imported."  "A rich yet elegant combination of flavours - dried apricots, honey,
Item Number: 4549
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $275.70
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Churchill's Tawny Port 10 Yr Old 500ml
Please note this is a 500mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
94  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 94 "This 10-year old blend is unquestionably the finest Tawny Port I have tasted in years. What makes it profound is its complex fragrance of roasted nuts and sweet fruit. In the mouth, there is impeccable definition and richness, a velvety texture, and a long, lusty finish. It is all
Item Number: 4604
Bottle:$26.95
Case: $242.55
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Symington Family Estates 'Altano' Douro Red 2013
89  Anthony Dias Blue 
Anthony Dias Blue 89 “A smooth-drinking Douro table wine from the Symington family with bright plum and spice; tangy and fresh, lively and long. Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barocca.”~AB  "Fruity and floral aroma, with a dark-red hue. It is a well-balanced wine, with a medium body, sweet
Item Number: 13289
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Casal Garcia Rose NV
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" A blush version of the immensely popular Vinho Verde Branco, this has plenty of crowd-pleasing charm. Soft red berry aromas and flavors are accompanied by a delicate spritz on the palate. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 18419
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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