Category Archives: Tinta Amarela

JF Lurton Quinta do Malho Douro Red – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Varietals: Tinta Amarela Souzão Lush fruit melding into  a dry yet decisive wine; completeness in structure; cherry, plum, blueberry Confit, Cinnamon and nutmeg, and maitake mushroom; aromas of violets, late summer moist orchard, and suede. ¡Salud! *** A plethora of … Continue reading

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Vidigal Douro V.Q.R.P.D. Douro – 2005 – 9.1 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

60% Touriga Nacional, 30 Touriga Franca, 10% Tinta Amarela.  Cassis, Pioppini mushroom, smoke, slight game and chile mulatto. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** The most diverse wine review from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Niepoort Vertente Douro – 2004 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine consists of the following varietals: Tinta Roriz Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela, Touriga Nacional (amongst others as cited on the Niepoort-Vinhos website). I am all the more curious what is the varietal breakdown and to know the other varietals. … Continue reading

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