Carvalhais Duque De Viseu Red 2011, Doc Dão

Red Blend Red Blend
Douro, Portugal

$13.95 (546309)

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88 pts
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August 16, 2014

Critic Reviews (4)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

What a great value here - a lovely representative wine from the Dao with elegant spice, rich fruit, expressive and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is very tasty and it offers great value at $14. It's a deeply coloured, purple red with ripe...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Generally a solid value, the 2011 shows a fair bit of reduction (rubbery aromas), which need to be worked out with...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Black raspberry and plum, solid tannin, but easy on the oak and with a freshness that belies its power. Unlike many...

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Community Reviews (3)

cardamom
cardamom

Quite full-bodied, with dusty tannins. A bit peppery and acidic. Very dry as expected. Very enjoyable.

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

Restasted Aug 2015, this red is showing better than a year go, with more open spicy red fruit. Upped 1 point. Super value.
My Aug '14 note: A decent red from the Dao, but seems to me less interesting than the superb '09. Flavours and aromas seem a touch muted and lack the vibrancy of the '09, at least at this point. Certainly a good wine, at a fair price. Perhaps this will show a bit better with anothe rcouple of years under its belt. We'll see....Tasted August 2014.

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Francois Botha
Francois Botha

Cherry and tobacco on the nose. It has an OK amount of fruit, but some green tannin. Could improve with age.

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