Wine Enthusiast 91"This wine leads with lovely touch of flint, accentuating its green pear and lemon zest aromas. On the palate, it’s light and dry, with a phenolic character that lends both texture and structure, adding complexity to all the freshness."—A.K.
Wine Advocate 91 "There were some mineral, diesel-like aromas in the 2012 Dominio de Atauta, with echoes of toasted cereals over a core of ripe cherries, making for a nicely balanced nose with integrated oak. The palate is medium-bodied, also balanced and with fine tannins. It feels like a nice
70% Merlot / 30% Cabernet-sauvignon "A dry, medium-bodied wine. Aromas of cherry-laden fruit and sweet, dark chocolate followed by flavours of blackcurrant and cedar wood much more to the fore. Very complex and structured with a lengthy finish. Pair with meats, beef, and hard cheeses" ~winery
“For over two centuries it has been in the hands of the Dubourg family, which has a total of 85 hectares of vines covering nine Bordeaux appellations, including some just over the river at Cadillac and in Sauternes. 50% Cabernet / 50% Merlot. Wine with notes of red fruits. The palate is fresh and
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,
"Aromas of dried mushroom, berry and oyster shell follow through to a full body, with round tannins and a long and intense. Lovely soft texture. An outstanding Morellino di Scansano. Don't miss it. From the same owners as Brunello's Castello Romitorio. Drink or hold."