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Churchill Douro Grande Reserve 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - Offers lots of peppery notes up front, with intensely pure flavors of dark plum, black olive and baker's chocolate, filled with...
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Dow Douro Vale Do Bomfim 2004 750ml

Rated - The 2004 Quinta do Bomfim comes in at 100 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is put together nicely. It is a more intellectual Single...
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Ferreira Casa Ferreirinha Esteva 2015 750ml

Rated 90 - Expressive nose followed by palate of black fruit, blueberry, rose, vanilla and tar with graphite and mineral notes and some savoury...
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Niepoort Redoma Douro Tinto 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2014 Redoma, Niepoort's field blend from old vines, is one of my favorite Douro blends, but it seems to fall a bit short in this...
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Niepoort Vertente Douro 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - Aromas of stone and smoke with hints of slate. Medium body, firm and silky tannins. Linear and bright. Drink now. - Suckling.
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Prats And Symington Douro Chryseia 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - Elegant and richly spiced, with flavors of raspberry, red plum, currant and dark olive. Intense accents of dried green herb show...

Douro Portugal Red Blend

The undisputed jewel in Portugal's crown is the beautiful wine region of Douro, located along the banks of the river from where it gets its name. The region itself is renowned around the world for its range of wonderfully aromatic fortified wines, as well as a wide variety of still red and white wines made from native grape varietals. Wineries in the Douro region utilize a huge amount of different local grapes for their characterful wines, but generally the most popular are made from Tinta Roriz, a rich and flavorful red wine grape related to Spain's flagship Tempranillo. However, there are plenty of different red and white grape varietals used in the region, all benefiting from the excellent hot weather and mineral rich terroir which characterizes the Douro valleys.

Benefiting from both the hot, dry Iberian climate as well as brisk Atlantic winds, Portugal is a perfectly situated country for vineyard cultivation and wine production. With a wine making history which stretches back thousands of years, it comes as little surprise that wine plays an important role in the cultural identity and practices of the country. The Phoenicians, the Carthaginians, the Greeks and the Romans all had a hand in forming Portugal as an important center for wine production, and over the millennia, this resulted in each region of this beautiful part of Europe producing its own distinctive wines easily identifiable and separate from neighboring Spain's. Today, the varied terroir and climate across Portugal allows a great range of wines to be made each year, from the fresh and dry Vinho Verde wines to the famous and widely drunk fortified Port wines, and many in between.