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Parras Wines 'Ruelas Reserva', Lisboa, Portugal
91 Points

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Region: Portugal Lisboa/Estremadura
Vintage: 2019
AB: $15.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -846750
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WineScores' Review

Unique, perfumed, expressive.
Portugal's varieties, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz are blended with Syrah to make this unique wine from Lisboa.
Formed by gentle hills, Lisboa wine region extends from the capital of Portugal to the north along the coast in a range not exceeding 40 km in width. The climate is temperate with Atlantic influences, a relatively mild summer; it is cooler and wetter in the areas closer to the sea, warmer and drier inland in areas protected by Montejunto mountain.
A very pretty nose of raspberry and blueberry, baking spices, violets, leather, cedar and tobacco lead to a supple palate with loads of expressive fruit. It has a lively character and sweet summer fruit woven with licorice, cinnamon and clove favours. Concentrated and smooth, it's a delicious wine you need to stock up on.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-08-06 23:16:35.0


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