Quinta Do Vale Meao Meandro 2008

Red Blend Red Blend
Douro, Portugal

$24.95 (244731)

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October 29, 2011

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Meandro is one of the finest values in the Douro Valley in my view, and the 2008 is an excellent follow-up on the...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Second wine of Quinta do Vale Meão, the ’08 Meandro is a lovely full-bodied offering that collectors should...

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Community Reviews (4)

Paul Forget
Paul Forget

This concentrated wine is made with premium grapes usually used in the production of Port. The exact blend is 35% Touriga Franca, 25% Touriga Nacional, 25% Tinta Roriz, 5% Sousão, 5% Tinta Amarela and 5% Tinta Cao, aged in second and third year French Allier oak barriques. This wine opens up with aromas of blueberry and blackberry fruit, dried violet, leather, earthy, burnt toast , cedar and dried herb. On the mouthfeel, medium-full bodied (alcohol coming in at 14%), rich, yet well structured with good acidity and firm tannins. The finish is long dry with silky texture and dark fruit and earthy notes lingering. Very traditional and gorgeous wine here, and at this price, a very good value. Strongly recommended

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

This is simply an excellent wine, again demonstrating how far Portuguese table wines have come in the last 15 years or so. Quite floral on the nose, this wine is full-bodied, with deep red fruits, herbs and spice and a pleasant tartness on the long finish. Oak is so well-integrated as to be indistinguishable. Drinking now, but should another 5 years or so. More than worthy of its $23 price tag. tasted August 2013.

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bkd
bkd

Beautiful. Tasted April 2012

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