2012 Reserva Duas Quintas Douro

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2012 Reserva Duas Quintas Douro

Post by jdaw1 » 12:13 Thu 18 Aug 2016

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Re: 2012 Reserva Duas Quintas Douro

Post by Andy Velebil » 03:37 Thu 25 Aug 2016

What did you think of this wine? I have generally really liked these but I've not had the 2012.

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Re: 2012 Reserva Duas Quintas Douro

Post by AHB » 22:08 Sat 27 Aug 2016

From Ramos Pinto. Deep red, opaque. Rich and full on the nose with ripe but balanced fruit and a lovely fragrance. The richness and perfumed qualities carry into the palate, where it also shows gentle tannins. This is a sweetly fruity wine with a lingering finish. Overall a little lacking in acidity to merit a top score, but a very enjoyable and easy to drink glass of wine. 86/100, which is where I scored the 1995 vintage when I had that last year.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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