2012 Luis Duarte Vinhos Rapariga da Quinta Reserva

Year: 2012
Appellation: Alentejano
Country: Portugal
Wine Spectator: 89
Wine Enthusiast: 93
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.5%
Price :


Alicante Bouschet 50%, Aragonez 30%, Touriga Nacional 20%

"Ripe and richly spiced, with layered flavors of cherry tart, plum preserves and pastry. Asian spice and chocolate notes fill the rich finish. Drink now through 2018. 3,000 cases made. –KM" (WS)

"Juicy Alicante Bouschet shines in this smooth, rich wine. Dark tannins are cushioned by the ripe berry fruits and opulent texture. Wood-aging has given extra richness to this powerful and complex wine that needs time. Drink from 2017." (WE)