Category Archives: Alfrocheiro Preto

Quinta da Cabriz Dão Reserva – 2008 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga Nacional Alfrocheiro Tinta Roriz Well balanced, scented and appreciable; kind touches of wild blackberry, raspberry, hint of chile Guajillo, and piñon. ** ¡Salud! *** Demystifying Wine…One Bottle at a Time from all wine regions around the world. Read … Continue reading

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Prova Red Alentejano – 2008 – 8.9 – James Melendez

45% Aragonez, 40% Alfrocheiro, 5% Trincadeira, 5% Touriga Franca and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon; spiced cherry, roasted plum, smoke, Crimini mushroom and scents of Aspen forest and Eucalyptus. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** A plethora of wine reviews … Continue reading

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Casa Antiga Dao – 2007 – 8.8 – James Melendez

Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Jaen, Alfrocheiro, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Barroca.   An amalgam of bramble berries, cinnamon, smoked herbs, almond and scent of autumnal herb garden and split hard wood. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** The most … Continue reading

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Casa Antiga Alentejo – 2006 – 8.8 – James Melendez

This wine is constructed with the following varietals: Aragonez, Trincadeira, Alfrocheiro and Alicante Bouschet  Notes of black plum confit, brown mushroom, ground nutmeg, scent of winter sauces, pine cone and Aspen forest. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** … Continue reading

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Cartuxa Alentejo – 2007 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet, Alfrocheiro, Trincadeira; boysenberry, cherry, toasted fennel, and chile Guajillo. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy *** The most diverse wine review from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2010 … Continue reading

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Grilos Vinho Tinto Red Blend Dao – 2006 – 8.6 – James Melendez

This wine is a blend of Touriga Nacional, Aragonês (Tempranillo in Spain) and Alfrocheiro.  This is a bright wine from the Dao region.  13% alcohol and very inky and dark.  The initial taste is spice finishing with Boysenberry.  This wine … Continue reading

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