Douro | Catavino - Part 10
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Quinta do Noval White Port

Ryan saw an interesting quote on a forum some time ago that read, “Port has two duties – to be red and drunk.” Fair enough, but we don’t believe that either “dry” nor “white” immediately come to the majority of people’s minds when they think of Port wine, and maybe […]

Spanish and Portuguese Schist!

What is Schist? To answer that question, I found a great article about Schist, written by Bill Nesto, MW. Everything you could possibly want to know about this soil type can be explained in the previous article. However, I want to talk about Schist from the perspective of taste. A […]

Interview with Roy Hersh

It was about 3 years ago that I first started visiting the bulletin board over at erobertparker.com. At that time, I was just starting to fall in love with wine, and I found this forum to be a good place to ask questions that I couldn’t find answers to elsewhere. […]

TN-2001 Lavradores de Feitoria Douro Tres Bagos

So awhile back, a friend of mine and I decided to have a go at online tastings. He suggested this particular wine, listed below, for whom Robert Parker gave an 88 back in 2001. Here’s a bit about the winery taken from their website: [Lavradores de Feitoria->http://www.lavradoresdefeitoria.pt/] Lavradores de Feitoria […]

Graham’s Port Tasting

Back in Feburary, when I arrived in Spain, I made sure to take a quick trip over to Portugal to visit some friends. While I was there, I also managed a quick stop at [Grahams->http://www.grahams-port.com/] Port House for a wine tasting. Check out my notes below: N.V. Graham Porto 20-year […]