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Spain & Portugal Sep. 11, 2004

Spain & Portugal! Red, White, Port, Sherry, Grappa, and anything else from the IBERIAN PENINSULA

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Cline 2001 Viognier White Sonoma County $10

Not Iberian, Tillie wanted to try it. Pleasant surprise "Top 4"
2 Gran Castellflorit Reserva 1998 $13 Red Penedas 100% Cabernet Sauvignon "Really Nice" "Top 4"
3 Vila Regina "Douro" 2000 Portuguese $7 Nice nose Blend - Alagones, Trincaderia & Periquita Similar to Tempranillo
4 Hoya de Cadenas Reserva 1995 $ Tempranillo blend Fruity but not much body Not much "there there"
5 Margues de Borba Portuguese 2000 $11 Nice nose Blend - Alagones, Trincaderia & Periquita Similar to Tempranillo
6 Terra Unica Manchuela Reserva 1998 Tempranillo Extraordinary nose, fabulous bouquet "Top 4"
7 Hoya de Cadenas Reserva 1998 $7 Tempranillo Wonderful nose, good taste, good finish, pleasant surprise "Top 4"
8 Senorio de Guadianeja Gran Reserva 1990 $18 Tempranillo A bit over the hill Doesn't equal the price Not a long finish