Silk & Spice Portugal Red Blend 2018

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Country/State: Portugal
Varietal: Red Blend
Color: Red
90 Wine Enthusiast (7/1/2020) "This celebration of Portugal's intrepid explorations in the Far East is a ripe, smooth, lightly toasty wine. Its texture is soft, open with black-currant fruits, spice and fine finishing acidity. Drink now."
88 Our Score (4/2020) This is a magnificent application of yummy, crowd-pleasing, new world winemaking techniques applied to famously affordable Portuguese grapes. A blend of Touriga Nacional, Baga, Alicante Bouschet and Syrah, the 2018 Silk & Spice is soft, approachable and dripping with dark fruit. Juicy black raspberry and ripe boysenberry overtones are heavily marked by vanilla and milk chocolate. The modern jammy fruit profile is reminiscent of wines made by the Wagner family, Austin Hope or even Dave Phinney.
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750 ML
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