Montefino Tinto Reserva 2005, Vinho Regional Alentejano

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Portugal

$17.95 (165159)

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85 pts
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February 07, 2015

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

I rated this wine 93 when tasted a year ago. It still represents huge value if you like traditional styled and mature...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A high-toned, fully volatile wine, to the point where the fruit is suppressed and the finish is pinched short. This...

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Community Reviews (4)

cardamom
cardamom

Did John Szabo have a bad bottle? I'm much closer to David Lawrason on this one.

Still fresh, but smooth and powerful. Cassis flavours. Dense and inky, and lots of sediment.

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carlost
carlost

Tasted April 2015

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Blake Kennedy
Blake Kennedy

I first opened the bottle and on the nose immediately knew it was unclean. I took a brief swish in my mouth and less spat it out than spewed it out violently. It was completely acidic. There has been a bacterial bloom of some kind - acetobacter, if I had to guess - that made that bottle completely undrinkable.

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mhubbard
mhubbard

Both my bottles had gone bad, looks like faulty corks. Weird for the country which harvests half the world's cork.

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