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Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend

Ciconia
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Still Wine
RegionAlentejo
Alcohol Level
Country
Portugal
SubregionAlentejano
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend is modern Portoguese red blend. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, with a focus on preserving the unique characteristics of the grapes. The result is a wine that exudes elegance and complexity, with a harmonious balance of flavors. Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend is a true testament to the artistry and passion behind its creation, making it a must-try for wine enthusiasts. Read more
Pros:
  • Rich and complex flavor profile
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully develop its potential
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4.0
Most Reviewed

Expert Rating:

3.8

Wine Expert Note:

Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend is a delightful wine that showcases the artistry of blending different grape varieties. This wine is known for its rich and complex flavors, offering a harmonious balance between fruitiness and earthiness. On the nose, Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend presents a bouquet of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, accompanied by subtle hints of spices and oak. These aromas create an inviting and enticing experience for the senses. Upon tasting, the wine reveals a velvety texture with well-integrated tannins. The flavors of black fruits continue to dominate, complemented by notes of dark chocolate and a touch of vanilla from the oak aging process. The wine's structure is well-defined, with a medium to full body and a long, satisfying finish. Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend is a versatile wine that pairs well with a variety of dishes. Its robust character makes it an excellent companion for grilled meats, hearty stews, or aged cheeses. It is recommended to serve this wine at a slightly cooler temperature to fully appreciate its complexity and depth. Overall, Ciconia Reserva Tinto Blend is a wine that exemplifies the art of blending, offering a delightful sensory experience that will please both novice and experienced wine enthusiasts alike. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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