2014 Ponte das Canas

Mouchao; Herdade do

87Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
87
Critic Notes

The 2014 Tinto Ponte das Canas is a blend of 54% Syrah, 28% Touriga Nacional, 12% Touriga Franca and 6% Alicante Bouschet aged for 18 months in 50% new French oak. It comes in at 14.5% alcohol. This adds a layer of depth to the Dom Rafael, but in a tougher year it loses its little brother's vivid fruit flavor, seeming drier and a little washed out. For this bottling, the structure is just average and so is the concentration. This does seem to show some signs of having been affected by this vintage, but it drinks well in its context. Aug 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 87-/100Mark Squires
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Product details
Country
Portugal
Region
Portugal
Sub-region
Alentejo
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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Country
Portugal
Region
Portugal
Sub-region
Alentejo
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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