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Luis Pato Vinhas Velhas Tinto, Portugal 2010

Country: Portugal
Region: Beiras
Type: Red
Producer: Luis pato
Grape: Baga
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2010
Body: Medium bodied
Alcohol: 13%
Sweetness: Dry

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One of the most subtle, complex and beautiful red wines on this site

Tasting Notes

It isn’t that we would look down our nose at anyone who disliked this wine. Oh, no. It’s worse than that. We would question their right to a continued supply of oxygen. This is a wine that encapsulates everything we love about red wine and it does it almost without trying. There’s an insouciance to it, which indicates a winemaker who is completely comfortable in his skin. You can taste the’ less-is-more’ approach in the wine’s subtly complex aromas and flavours, which are bravely carried along by the wine’s naturally high acidity, creating an impression of silky energy, similar to a Pinot Noir. Made from the region’s signature grape variety, Baga, its 50 year-old vines give great depth to the flavours, displaying red flowers, sweet tobacco, Victorian botanicals, orange peel, blackcurrants, spice-soaked cherries and baked plums. Silky, sinuous and incredibly seductive. 13 % alc. Drink now-2022

Press Note:

Decanter Magazine: "Delightfully fresh and perfumed with crunchy Pinot-esque summer fruits, a hint of chocolate and fine but firm tannins. Drink 2014-2020" 91 points

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