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Sanguinhal 'Casabel', Lisboa, Portugal
90 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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WineScores' Review

Supple, character, tasty.
This tinto is a blend of classic Portuguese varieties: Castelao, Aragonez and Touriga Nacional. A somewhat rustic nose of spicy wild black and purple fruit is layered with cocoa, cracked pepper, leather and a wash of sweet herbs. The palate is juicy but supple and doles out similar purple fruit alongside baking spice flavours. It's a wine that is approachable but also full of character.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks, Green Wines, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-09 16:02:30.0


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