PO/ A REVISTA AMERICANA WINE RESTAURANT APRECIOU 3 DOS NOSSOS VINHOS

A REVISTA AMERICANA WINE RESTAURANT APRECIOU 3 DOS NOSSOS VINHOS

DFJ VINHOS – Vinho Regional Lisboa
DFJ, 2008 CALADOC, ALICANTE BOUSCHET, Vinho Regional Lisboa ★★★★
The Alicante Bouschet is full bodied, supple, and both grapey and olivey in flavor; a wine with some oakiness, good depth, and a crisp finish. Excellent quality and value.
Luiz Grocery & Liquor, Fall River, MA 508.673.1917 / $120 ($15)

DFJ, 2008 TOURIGA NACIONAL, TOURIGA FRANCA, Vinho Regional Lisboa ★★★★+
The Touriga blend is supple, full bodied, and complex in flavor; a moderately intense, lightly oaky wine with a medium long finish, tasting of cooked meat, blackberry jam, toast, oak, and black licorice. Excellent. [2012-2014]
Luiz Grocery & Liquor, Fall River, MA 508.673.1917 / $120 ($15)

GRAND’ARTE, 2008 SHIRAZ, Vinho Regional Lisboa ★★★★+
Very fruity in flavor and full bodied, this is a near-grapey wine, with moderate richness and a crisp, lightly tannic finish. Excellent value. [2012-2015]
Dionysos Imports, Manassas, VA 703.392.70 / $120 ($15)

RESTAURANT WINE® Issues #139 & #140; NOV/ DEC 2011


RESTAURANT WINE®’S EVALUATION SYSTEM
QUALITY ratings are:
★★★★★ EXCEPTIONAL quality for its type and style; a superstar (5 stars) within its price category. Merits an extra special effort to purchase. Very highly recommended.

★★★★ EXCELLENT quality for its type, style, and price. Among (4 stars) the very best of its type for its price. Highly recommended.

★★★ VERY GOOD quality for its type, style, and price. Has (3 stars) distinctive character and positive attributes. Recommended. Unusually smooth for the wine’s type and age, and a good wine by-the-glass choice.

1.5 liter Wine is available in 1.5 liter size, at a discount to the 375 m.l. 750 m.l. case price; available in half bottles

[2012-2013] Anticipated peak drinkability, not aging potential.

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