Living the Dream Part Four: New Wines And New Markets... Or None?

Wine writer Richard Mayson presents the final installment of his Portuguese winemaking adventure. Will favorable vintages, passion, skill, and sheer perseverance be enough to overcome the dire economic situation that has prevailed since the 2008 crash?

Scoring

19 - 20 An outstanding wine (*****)

17 – 18 An excellent wine in its class, highly recommended (****)

15 - 16 A good wine, with much to recommend it (***)

13 - 14 An enjoyable but simple, straightforward wine (**)

10 – 12 A very ordinary wine without faults but with no great merit (*)

8 - 10 Disagreeable (no stars)

Below 8 Faulty