Meandro Do Vale Meão 2011, Doc Douro

Red Blend Red Blend
Douro, Portugal

$24.95 (244731)

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May 24, 2014

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a deep, dark Douro red with a fairly lifted ripe aroma of ripe blackberry, licorice, a touch of leather and...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

From one of the most highly regarded establishments in the Douro, the 2011 Quinta do Vale Meão has much to recommend...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This wine has regularly been on my best buys list, and the 2011 vintage is excellent to be sure, even if one might...

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Community Reviews (2)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.

Danger Will Robinson, this is so good that it’s a 2 bottle night

Positives: This complex smooth wine features cedar, plums, dark cherry, raspberry, mulberry, nectarine, licorice, thyme, raisins, mocha, dates and leather. Medium+ body with soft tannins, good acidity & a long length.

Negatives: Some heat from the 14%

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or and pair it with Portuguese beef Cacoila.

Tasted: 10 June 2014

Top Pick and Best Buy

Score: 9.5+/10, Value: 9+/10, Total: 19/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5+

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