Portuguese wine achieves 100 points in the "Top 100 Cellar Selection"


Wine Enthusiast selected five Portuguese wines with the great potential to mature and evolve through the yearsThe W. & J. Graham's 2016 The Stone Terraces Vintage (Port) wine from the Douro region was ranked in the 5th place of the "Top 100 Cellar Selection" with 100 points. The Sandeman 2016 Vintage (Port) also reached 15th place with 99 points. In total, Wine Enthusiast distinguished five Portuguese wines. Portugal was the fourth most awarded country after the USA, France and Italy. The Porto and Douro region stood out with three ports and a still wine.

The Wine Enthusiast tasting panel has evaluated nearly 23,000 wines over the past year. The Top 100 Cellar Selections included those which, according to wine critics, will mature and evolve well through the next years.

 Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2018

#5 W. & J. Graham's 2016 The Stone Terraces Vintage Port (Douro) – 100 points

#15 Sandeman 2016 Vintage Port (Douro) – 99 points

#16 Quinta do Vale Meão 2015 Red (Douro) – 98 points

#35 Vinha Paz 2014 Reserva Red (Dão) – 95 points

#69 Quinta de la Rosa 2015 La Rosa Reserva Red (Douro) – 94 points

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