Quinta Vale Dona Maria, Curriculum Vitae, Douro 2012
Star buy of 2015
Upfront, floral, creamy and plush dark fruit – seems quite modern in style. The juicy palate has a spicy, tarry character and fine powdery tannins. Quite savoury with good acidity.
Price: UK – £51.45 Corney & Barrow. US $109.93 – Solano Cellars*
Tasters: Peter Richards MW, Sarah Jane Evans MW, Xavier Rousset MS
*US stockist information from Wine-Searcher.com