PRAZO DE RORIZ DOURO - 2006
Portuguese Douro with 14% alcohol. Made from 38% Touriga Nacional, 26% Tinta Barroca, 20% Tinta Roriz, 14% Touriga Franca, 2% Tinto Cao.
Dark red color with smooth tannins. Blackberry and raspberry upfront with black currant and bright berries on the mid-palate. Finishes with fresh juicy plum flavors.
SCORE & RECOMMENDATION:
Great tannins, great price ($15), great vibrant fresh fruit, all around great wine. This is a home-run for the price and can compete with all varietals, countries of origin and quality in this price category.