Category Archives: Tinta Cao

Fenestra Livermore Valley Port 2004 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Varietals: Touriga – 34% Tempranillo – 26% Tinto Cão – 20%  Souzão. – 20% Confit of blueberry-blackberry, vanilla, dried Turkish fig and hibiscus.

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Poças 20 YO Douro – 9.1 – James Melendez

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, and Tinta Cao. dried Turkish fig, almond-Brazil nut, and Cardamom. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Coroa D’ouro Red – 2007 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cao; blackberry-boysenberry, Eucalyptus, dried Smyrna fig, cacao powder, mushroom and scents of wildflowers, summer rain and fresh cooking herbs. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine … Continue reading

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Poças Reserva Red – 2007 – 9.2 -James Melendez

This wine is Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, and Tinta Cao; Muscular; luxuriant tannins; notes of blueberry confit, cardamom, Eucalyptus and black Trumpet mushrooms. *** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** The most diverse wine review … Continue reading

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Fenestra Lodi Tourvanillo Red Blend – 2006 – 8.9 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

53% Touriga, 25% Alvarelhão, 8% Tempranillo, 8% Malbec, 2% Tinto Cão, and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon; a very interesting blend; acid forward wine cascading notes of dried bramble berry, fleshy plum, cinnamon-cardamom, and scent of cedar. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James … Continue reading

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Forlorn Hope Mil Amores Amador County Red Blend – 2009 – 9.1 – James Melendez

This wine is composed of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Cao, and Tintz Roriz; complex with considerable finesse.  Roasted plum-blueberry, Cardamom, chocolate and Chanterelle. ** ¡Salud! James Meléndez James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions … Continue reading

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Quinta Cruz San Antonio Valley Concertina Red Blend – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

This wine contains the following varietals: Touriga Nacional, Tinta  Roriz, Tinta Cao, & Touriga Francesa—this is a polished Iberian varietal blend—elegant and bold; this wine has the following characteristics: rose petal, ground cinnamon, black pepper, and raspberry.  At the winery’s … Continue reading

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Pierce San Antonio Valley Coseheiro Red Blend – 2006 – 9.0 – 2009 – James Melendez

This wine contains the following varietals: 48% Tempranillo, 42% Touriga Nacional, 10% Tinta Cao—a formidable wine that is another great example of Iberian red blend—this wine has the following notes: scents from an Autumnal Plum orchard; blueberry, toasted Piñon, and … Continue reading

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Bray Vineyeard Shenandoah Valley Vinho Tinto – 2006 – 8.7 – James Melendez

This wine contains the following varietals Tinta Cao, Touriga Nacional, Souzao, Tinta Roriz,  and Alvarelhao.  This wine has a nice tannic and acid structure perfect for beef and tomato based sauces.  Presented with notes of ground red pepper, raspberry, crimini … Continue reading

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