Tasting – Barao de Figueira Tino Reserva 2013

Barao-Figueira-Reserva

Name: Tino Reserva 2013
Producer: Barao de Figueira
Variety: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca
Region: Beira
Country: Portugal
Vintage: 2013
Price: $7.95
Wine Review: “From vineyards at 2000 feet elevation, this is a rich and spicy wine that has a pure streak of fruit freshness and a firmly tannic core. It is perfumed from Touriga Nacional in the blend, with red berry and black plum flavors coming through strongly along, balanced by acidity. It will be better from 2017.”
My Review: Garnet in color, medium bodied.  Aromas of spice, particularly oregano and dill, earthiness, and herbal.  Tastes of dill, with some astringency and tartness.

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