95 pts Vintage 2011 WE & WS

95 pts Vintage 2011 Wine Enthusiast - Cellar Selection

95 pts Vintage 2011 Wine Spectator - Refined, with flavors of dark plum, dried blackberry, mineral and tar. This offers lively hints of dried mint, showing some cedary accents. Features impressive lift on the finish, accented by chocolate notes. Best from 2030 through 2060 - KM

94 pts La Rosa Reserve 2010 & 92 pts La Rosa Douro Red 2010

94 Quinta de la Rosa 2010 La Rosa Reserva (Douro). Made from selected barrels, this reserve wine is serious, dark and dense. It’s strongly influenced by the richness of the blackberry and dark plum fruit flavors that roll through the firm structure giving waves of richness. Keep this impressive wine and drink from 2018.

92 Quinta de la Rosa 2010 Red (Douro). This is a tannin-dominated wine that’s dark and firm in style. It has the weight of juicy black fruit layered with acidity and a dry, wood-aged core with a strong, mineral profile. Drink from 2017

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