quinta-feira, 29 de julho de 2010

VOLÚPIA

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Link: Volúpia

segunda-feira, 26 de julho de 2010

Herdade do Rocim - Derek Smedley

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terça-feira, 6 de julho de 2010

Recent Reviews for Quinta de La Rosa Port wines

Vintage 2007 Port  Link: Vintage 2007

91 points – Wine Spectator May. 20, 2010

Beautiful aromas of plum and berries follow through to a full body, with full sweetness and a very fine, silky tannin structure. Reserved on the palate now, but will deliver plenty of enjoyment with bottle age. Best after 2017. 500 cases made. —James Suckling

90 points – Wine Enthusiast – a structured wine showing elegance -Dec 09;

90 points – Parker, April 2010

Richard Mayson *** Elegant and well balanced...very good for the medium term


LBV 2005

90 points – Wine Spectator June 2010

Chenin Blanc - The perfect white wine for the summer

The aromas and flavor notes of Chenin blanc often include the descriptors of minerally, greengage, angelica and honey. Chenin wines produced from noble rot will often have notes of peaches and honey that develop into barley sugar, marzipan and quince as they age. Dry or semi-sweet Chenin blanc from the Loire will often have notes apple, greengage and chalky minerals that develop into more honey, acacia and quince aromas. New World styles of Chenin, such as those of South Africa, are more often made to be consume young and exhibit rich tropical fruit notes such as banana, guava, pear and pineapple. The alcohol level for dessert styles Chenin rarely go above 12% which keeps the wines more in balance. Drier styles of Chenin are more likely to be around 13.5%.

We recommend:




Simonsig Chenin Blanc. Starbright colour with a vibrant green tinge. Beautifully expressive sweet fruit aromas of yellow golden delicious apples, ripe pears and floral notes dominate the bouquet. A tropical fruit salad of melons, guavas and pineapples fill the plate. Sunripened Chenin has a subtle honey and raisin flavour which adds to the layered complexity and smooth silky texture on the finish.












Kanu KCB (oaked). Bright lemon green colour. Apple blossom and beeswax with a nutmeg spice on the nose. On the palate dried apricot, ripe, juicy nectarine and a good oak balance. The mouth filling texture is cut by fresh green apple acidity, underpinned with honey richness and a long finish.





                                         

segunda-feira, 5 de julho de 2010

Recent Reviews for Quinta de La Rosa Wines

La Rosa Reserve 2007   Link: La Rosa Reserva

94 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010

92 points – Wine Spectator, April 2010

92 – Parker, March 2010

Best wine of the region, Revista dos Vinhos – 17.5 points, Nov 2009

First place in Spanish/Portuguese tasting with 550 points Quinta de la Rosa obtiene el primer puesto en la Cata Transfronteriza de Porto

Passagem Reserva 2007 – Joint Venture La Rosa and Jorge Moreira

95 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010

90 points – Parker, March 2010

Wine of the day (best of the tasting) – El Mundo del Vino, Spain

Quinta de la Rosa White wine 2008  Link : Qta de la Rosa Branco

Joint top best white wine from Douro/Alentejo together with a Best Buy – Revista dos Vinhos, Sept 2009

Quinta de la Rosa Douro Red 2007

91 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010

Quinta de la Rosa Douro Red 2008   Link :Qta de la Rosa Tinto

15.5 pts VINIUM only 3 wines above 400 tasted June/2010

Douro Valley – in Partnership with Waitrose blend

GOLD MEDAL – International Wine Challenge 2010

douROSA Red 2007   Link: douRosa tinto

90 points and Best Buy – Wine & Spirits, April 2010

JORGE MOREIRA – named Wine Maker of the Year in 2010 by Revista dos Vinhos (the Decanter of Portugal) works at La Rosa

Adega de Pegões - Prémios/Awards 2010

Grande Medalha de Ouro, no concurso “Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2010”, com o vinho “Adega de Pegões Alicant Bouschet” Tinto 2008, Regional Península de Setúbal;  Link: Alicant Bouschet

Medalha de ouro, no concurso “International Wine & Spirits Competition 2010”, com o vinho “Adega de Pegões Touriga Nacional” 2008, Regional Península de Setúbal; Link: Touriga Nacional

Troféu Excellence, no concurso “Citadelle du Vin 2010”, com o vinho “Adega de Pegões Aragonês” Tinto 2008, Regional Península de Setúbal; Link: Aragonez

Troféu Prestigie, no concurso “Citadelle du Vin 2010”, com o vinho “Adega de Pegões Cabernet” Tinto 2007, Regional Península de Setúbal. Link: Cabernet Sauvignon