Douro 2004 em grande na Wine Spectator
Quinta do Vale Meão Douro 2004
97 points $60 100 cases imported RedRich, fruity aroma, deeply colored and powerful,with layers or ripe flavors of kirsch, mocha, darkplum and spice. Immense structure, and fine-grainedtannins, with a long, powerful finish of meat, smokeand chocolate. Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca,Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barocca. Drink now through2015. From Portugal.—K.M.
Quinta do Crasto Touriga Nacional Douro 2004
96 points $75 750 cases made RedSeductive, with a deep, intense color and rich, loamyaromas and flavors of cassis, dark cherry and darkchocolate. Supple, fine-grained tannins, and a long,powerful finish of red pepper and smoke. Finely balancedand well-structured. A monumental Touriga.Drink now through 2015. From Portugal.—K.M.
Quinta do Crasto Douro Vinha da Ponte 2004
95 points $125 250 cases made RedVibrant, lush and seductive, with a creamy core ofboysenberry, dark cherry and cassis flavors. Mineraland smoke fill the long finish. Exquisite balance anda broad structure make this hard to resist. Like a dryPort. Drink now through 2014.—K.M.