Portuguese Wine

Raza Vinho Verde 2012, Portugal (£9.50-£10 Harvey Nichols, Selfridges) Clean zippy young wine with a slight fizz/spritz, bracing appley citrus freshness, some briny Atlantic bite and quite a fleshy but still refreshing finish. B+ Tercius Vinho Verde Alvarinho 2012, Portugal (£10.99 Marks & Spencer) Like a cross between Viognier and Riesling, […]

Wine Tasting Video: White wines from Vinho Verde, Rias Baixas, ...

Adega de Monção Vinho Verde 2011 (£5.95 The Wine Society) Young and briny, with an Alka Seltzer/sherbetty spritz, and tangy pear and ripe red apple flesh. B+ Quinta da Romaneira Douro White 2011 (£16.99 Corks Out, Wine Utopia, Winearray, The Fine Wine Company, Exel Wines, The Wine Reserve, Liberty Wines) […]

Wine Tasting Video: Portuguese White, Rosé & Port

Tons de Duorum Red 2011 (£8.20 The Real Wine Company, Duncan Murray, Totnes Wines, Halifax Wines, Tanners, Wine Cellar) Joyously fruity youngster, with plush berry, damson and plum flavours, notes of earthy spice and a chewy backbone. S- Quinta da Romaneira Liceiras 2009 (£12.99 Vagabond Wines, The Hampstead Butcher & Providore, […]

Wine Tasting Video: Five Douro Reds

Noval 10 Year Old Tawny (£18.99 Waitrose, Ocado, Fortnum & Mason, Tanners, Roberson, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Oxford Wine Company, Luvians, Fine Cheese Company) Raisins, citrus peel, Christmas cake spices and a touch of walnut combine with an old furniture aroma to tasty effect. Showing the gentleness of maturity, but still […]

Wine Tasting Video: Tawny, Colheita & LBV Ports