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  • Richard Hemming
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  • Richard Hemming
14 Sep 2010
 


The following 88 notes were taken in the Douro in the July heat of high summer, where heavyweight reds are hardly the order of the day. Much more impressive, then, that they all seemed so balanced, especially carrying the alcoholic baggage that many of them do, with one even tipping the scales at an (un-fortified!) 16.4% abv.