Recent Table Wines

RECENT WINES 

La Rosa Reserve 2013 94 pts, Wine Enthusiast Feb 2016

La Rosa Reserve 2008 (relaunched 2016) 94 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11; 92 pts Robert Parker; 92 pts Wine Enthusiast Nov 2010; 91 points Wine Spectator Feb 2011; Best wine in Douro/Duero tasting with over 40 wines HG&T March 2011;  Melhores do Douro – One of best wines of Douro, Revista dos Vinhos Feb 2011Macau/Hong Kong – Fourth top wine in a blind tasting of leading sommeliers Nov 2011

La Rosa Reserve 2012  92 pts Wine Avocate/Robert Parker Jan 2015; 92 pts Wine Enthusiast Jan 2015; 91 pts Wine Spectator April 2015; 91 pts Wine & Spirits (Year's Best Portugese Red); GOLD Medal Berlin Wine Trophy March 2015

Quinta de la Rosa 2013 Douro Estate 93 pts Cellar Selection Wine Enthusiast March 2016

douROSA red 2014 91 pts Wine Enthusiast, March 2016

La Rosa Reserve 2012 92 pts  Wine Spectator Wine; 92 pts Wine Enthusiast

La Rosa Reserve 2013 94 pts, Wine Enthusiast Feb 2016

La Rosa Reserve 2008 (relaunched 2016) 

94 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11
92 pts Robert Parker; 92 pts Wine Enthusiast Nov 2010
91 points Wine Spectator Feb 2011
Best wine in Douro/Duero tasting with over 40 wines HG&T March 2011
Melhores do Douro – One of best wines of Douro, Revista dos Vinhos Feb 2011
Macau/Hong Kong – Fourth top wine in a blind tasting of leading sommeliers Nov 2011

La Rosa Reserve 2012

92 pts Wine Avocate/Robert Parker Jan 2015;
92 pts Wine Enthusiast Jan 2015
91 pts Wine Spectator April 2015
91 pts Wine & Spirits (Year's Best Portugese Red)
GOLD Medal Berlin Wine Trophy March 2015
 
 
 
 
 
LA ROSA Vale do Inferno Red 2011
95 pts WS

La Rosa Reserve 2011

95 pts Robert Parker, WA May 2014
93 pts Wine Enthusiast CELLAR SELECTION August 2014
GRAND GOLD trophy (only 7 awarded for ALL wines entered) + Gold Medal Berlin Wine Trophy March 2014
93 pts Markus del Monego MW & Andreas Larsson Tasted 100% Blind March 2014
 
Quinta de la Rosa 2011 Douro Estate
91 points Wine Enthusiast Nov 2014
 
douROSA red 2011
92 pts YEARS BEST BUY Wine Enthusiast Oct 2013 ..layers of scent of honey, ginger, nectarine and mountain flowers into a kaleidescope of flavours...
5/5 Ron Weingand’s Restaurant Wine Issue 150-151
 
La Rosa Reserve 2010
94 points Wine Enthusiast Nov 2013
91 points Parker March 2013
Top 50 Best Wines of Portugal 2013 - UK
 
Quinta de la Rosa 2010 Douro Estate
92 points Wine Enthusiast Nov 2013
 
La Rosa Reserve 2009
5 stars Decanter May 2012-; Top Douro wine in tasting of 226 with 19.17 pts
Gold Medal International Wine Challenge May 2012
93 points Parker Feb 2012
93 points Wine & Spirits April 2012
93 points Wine Enthusiast Dec 2012
91 points Spectator Feb 2012
Top 50 Best Wines of Portugal – UK (2012), Brazil (2013)
Top 11 Portuguese wines – Luiz Horta, Jornal Estado São Paulo
2nd best wine in all Portugal, Essencia do Vinho Feb 2012
Premio de Excelencia, Revista dos Vinhos – one of top reds in all Portugal Feb 2012; 18 pts – Revista dos Vinhos Dec 2012
 
La Rosa Reserve 2008 (still some in stock)
94 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11
92 pts Robert Parker
92 pts Wine Enthusiast Nov 2010
91 points Wine Spectator Feb 2011
Best wine in Douro/Duero tasting with over 40 wines HG&T March 2011;  Melhores do Douro – One of best wines of Douro, Revista dos Vinhos Feb 2011
Macau/Hong Kong – Fourth top wine in a blind tasting of leading sommeliers Nov 2011
 
La Rosa Reserve 2007
94 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010
94 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11
92 points – Wine Spectator, April 2010
92 – Parker, March 2010
18/20 Jancis Robinson
Best wine of the region, Revista dos Vinhos – 17.5 points, Nov 2009
First place in Spanish/Portuguese tasting with 550 points
Wine of the day (best of the tasting) – El Mundo del Vino, Spain

RECENT WINES – DOURO ESTATE RED

Quinta de la Rosa Douro Estate Red 2009
91 points Wine Enthusiast Dec 2012
*** 3 Stars Decanter May 2012
Top 10 reds under $20 - It doesn't get much better than this – reverse Wine Snob March 2013
89 points Wine Enthusiast Best Buy
89 points WA Jan 2012; Spectator Feb 2012,  Wine&Spirits Apr 2012
 
Quinta de la Rosa Douro Estate Red 2008
92 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11
90 pts Wine Enthusiast Nov 2010
Revue du Vin de France 16/20 pts – one of top 4 wines – ‘une belle finesse’ Jan/2011
15.5 pts VINIUM only 3 wines above 400 tasted June/2010
 
Quinta de la Rosa Douro Red 2007
92 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11
91 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010
 
Dourosa Red 2010
88 pts Wine Enthusiast Dec 2012
88 pts Wine & Spirits April 2013
 
Douro Valley 2008 – in Partnership with Waitrose blend
GOLD MEDAL – International Wine Challenge 2010
Jancis Robinson Purple Pages – one of nine current favourites from Waitrose
Oz Clarke’s 250 Best Wines 2011
 
RECENT WINES – WHITES
Quinta de la Rosa Reserve white 2014 
91 pts WE Oct 2015
90 pts WA, Sept 2015
 
Quinta de la Rosa white 2012
92 pts Wine & Spirits April 2014
91 pts WS April 2014

Quinta de la Rosa white 2011

92 pts Wine & Spirits April 2013
91 pts Parker March 2013
90 pts Wine Enthusiast Dec 2012
Top 50 Best Wines of Portugal April 2013
 
douROSA white 2011
92 pts Wine & Spirits April 2013
Recommended by Jane MacQuitty Times April 31st 2013
89 pts Parker March 2013
 
Quinta de la Rosa white 2010
50 Best wines in Portugal (red & white) – Julia Harding June 2012
Financial Times 7/8 July 2012, Jancis Robinson
I would expect both these Douro whites to benefit from just as much bottle age as white burgundy...Portuguese whites really do deserve attention, not least from those with an eye for a bargain.'
Top 10 white wines in Portugal – chosen by a panel of 20+ leading international journalists
90 points Parker Jan 2012
Recommended by Anthony Rose, The Independent and then The Week September 2012
Liquid Hunches – Style Magazine, Sunday Times April 2013
 
Quinta de la Rosa White wine 2008
Joint top best white wine from Douro/Alentejo together with a Best Buy – Revista dos Vinhos, Sept 2009
 
Quinta de la Rosa White wine 2009
90 pts Wine Enthusiast Nov 2010 and Jamie Goode
 
PASSAGEM from Quinta das Bandeiras
 
Passagem 2008 – in stock
94 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11;
Melhores do Douro – One of best wines of Douro Revista dos Vinhos Feb 2011
 
Passagem Reserva 2007 – Joint Venture La Rosa and Jorge Moreira
95 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010
94 pts Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak 07/11
90 points – Parker, March 2010
 
JORGE MOREIRA
His wine, Poeira 2007, has won many accolades
94 points – Spectator, April 2010; 93 points – Parker, March 2010; 91 points – Wine & Spirits, April 2010; Excellent Award from Revista de Vinhos – best of region

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