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2019 Luis Seabra Vinhos Xisto Ilimitado Branco

Douro Valley, PORTUGAL
$44. 99 Bottle
$539.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 4 Years (2021-2025)
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Cork

Bright straw colour with a watery hue. Elevated scents of ripe pear, peach and dried honey are married to red apple, quince and wet stone notes. Intense ripe pear and red apple flavours draped in dried honey are intermeshed with quince, subtle lees characters and wet stone. Mid weighted, quite full and round it finishes dry with a lick of freshness and a long aftertaste.
Drink over the next 3-4 years.
Alc. 12.5%

Other Reviews…..
The 2018 wine was outstanding, this comes to the table with the same distinction and quality. A mix of white grapes of local origin to Duoro, here.
So much sea spray in this wine, saline minerality in spades. It’s fine and tense, pure and scintillating, energetic and so damn refreshing. Electric in its shift across the palate, curls into every corner with its tang and vitality, bristling with cool acidity and the crunch of a young green apple. And then, that saltiness. Oh yes, that saltiness. And how it lingers and lingers. Fantastic, compelling white wine. Drink 2021-2025.
95 points
Mike Bennie – The Wine Front