Robert Parker 91pts, Wine Enthusiast 93 pts, International Wine Challenge 2020 Gold Medal - Clear, dark granate colour. Very aromatic, with mint, eucaliptous, cassis, plum, violet flowers and spicies. Full but with soft tannins. Long persistence and round finish.

 

Type

Red Wine

Region

Tejo

Varieties

Alicante Bouschet,Touriga Nacional,Touriga Franca

Year

2016

Bottle Size

750 ml

Volume

14%

Winemaker

Bernardo Cabral

 

Robert Parker created our original rating system with the first issue of The Wine Advocate, and it remains unchanged to this day. It employs a 100-point quality scale (in which wines are given a rating of 50 to 100 points), as Robert Parker believes that the various 20-point rating systems do not provide enough flexibility and often result in compressed and inflated wine ratings. Since its inception, Robert Parker’s 100-point scale has become the wine industry’s standard.

 

96-100:

An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character displaying all the attributes expected of a classic wine of its variety. Wines of this caliber are worth a special effort to find, purchase and consume.

90 - 95:

An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these are terrific wines.

80 - 89:

barely above average to very good wine displaying various degrees of finesse and flavor as well as character with no noticeable flaws.

70 - 79:

An average wine with little distinction except that it is a soundly made. In essence, a straight        forward, innocuous wine.

60 - 69:

below average wine containing noticeable deficiencies, such as excessive acidity and/or            tannin, an absence of flavor or possibly dirty aromas or flavors.

50 - 59:

A wine deemed to be unacceptable.

Tyto Alba Red 2016

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