The Wines of Portugal

Tutored tasting for Bakewell Wine Appreciation Society taking in the whole of Portugal. Highlights include: Cálem Colheita 1990, Dow's Quinta Nossa Senhora da Ribeira 1998 and Blandy's 10 Year Old Verdelho 

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