Posts Tagged Portugal

NV Cockburn’s Special Reserve, Portugal

In 2015, Cockburn’s will be celebrating 200 years of distinguished winemaking and proud history of innovative vineyard practices. To celebrate this momentous occasion, bottles of Cockburn’s port released this year will have a commemorative seal... Read more

2008 Quinta de Cabriz Colheita Seleccionada Dao, Portugal

Dinner party hosts take notice: This may well be the best readily available wine under $8 (I found it at my local Whole Foods). If you went by the incredibly boring label and supermarket-esque price tag, you might not try this uncommonly... Read more

Ports From Around the World: October, 2007

Any Port in a Storm By Glen Frederiksen The crispness of Fall and the approaching Holiday season is noted for celebrations and get-togethers of family and friends. The post-harvest months are known for feasting – hence the many... Read more

1999 Quinta la Rosa LBV Port

Dark berry and plum fruit, with nuts and licorice. MSRP: $19.99 (October 2006) Wine Lines rating: 90 Group:... Read more

2003 Aveledo ‘Charamba,’ Portugal

Leathery cherry and blueberry fruit. Medium bodied. Nice acid backbone. A note of chocolate on the finish. MSRP: $5.99 (January 2006) Wine Lines rating: 86 Group:... Read more

2001 Terroso Red Blend, Portugal

Moderately spicy black fruits. But, in the mouth, the spiciness expands. Complex, with cherry, leather, licorice, cinnamon and clove  notes. MSRP: $8.99 (June 2005) Wine Lines rating: 89 Group:... Read more

2000 Cockburn’s Vintage Porto

(May 2004) Good intensity and concentration. Nicely layered. Wine Lines rating:... Read more

1983 Ramos-Pinto Vintage Port, Portugal

Just brought into this country from Portugal. Drinking at its peak now. Throwing a moderate amount of sediment. Great sense of velvety smoothness in the mouth. Aromas and flavors of spiced raisins, black licorice and toffee. MSRP: N/A (June... Read more