Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Fine Portuguese Wines
October 18, 2023





2022 Foral Alvarinho: Balance and style show through. Citrus, apple, pear, and floral notes and a fresh, vibrant, mineral finish. $17.99, Case 15.99


2021 Beyra Reserva Branco: Fresh green and tropical fruit with flowers and citrus. High minerlity with a smoky, vibrant acidity. $16.99, Case 14.99



2019 Fonte de Ouro Reserva Tinto: Deep ruby. Red berries, cacao and violets. Rich, soft tannins. Complex and persistent finish. $17.99, Case 15.99


2017 Donna Maria Grand Reserva Tinto: Dark ruby. Wild fruit spices, mint, and roses. Intense silky tannins and a long, complex finish. $58, Case 25.99


2019 Van Zellers Tinto Douro: Dark fruits with a complex spicy structure. Layered and textured with notes of flowers in the long finish. $31, Case 25.99


2017 Van Zellers LBV Port: Cherry, cassis, raspberry framed by spicy cedar. Elegant and smooth. $32, Case 49

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           - Peter Hemenway




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