Our favorites from the recent Annual Grand Tasting/NY incude: White — 2012 Solar das Boucas Loureiro; Red — 2010 Monte da Ravasqueira Vinha das Romas, 2008 Quinta da Sequeirna Reserva Tinto; Fortified — Sogevinus Fine Wines Burmester Tordiz 40 Year Old Tawny Port.
Especially noteworthy was CARM 2008 Maria de Lourdes-red Douro, DOP, made from Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca grapes.
Filipe de Albuquerque Roboredo Madeira, of CARM, was on hand pouring his family’s wine.
Our favorites were: Baglio di Pianetto from Sicily, Citari from Lombardy, Casale del Giglio from Lazio, and Mastroberardino from Campania.
Photographs: Stephen Wise