Quinta de Lemos Jaen, Dão

Quinta de Lemos Jaen, Dão - 2011

Item # 32815 750mL
$34.96/ Single Bottle
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$209.76 $188.78/ Case of 6
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Tasting Notes

Known as Mencía in Spain, Jaen finds a new home in this region with a great potential. Quinta de Lemos focuses on producing ageworthy wines from indigenous grape varieties yet with a modern vinification approach. Spicy red and tart fruits with cedar and pine tree earthiness. Drinking beautifully now but do not hesitate to lay down the bottles for next 10 years or longer.


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Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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