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Alexandre de Almeida Bucaco Branco Reservado 2014

Rating

CWA95+

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

Price: $57.99

 
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Matt Kramer's Thoughts on the Bucaco Branco
“What was served was simply an astonishment. Buçaco Branco Reservado was not merely astonishingly good, it was astonishingly great. And I don’t use that word carelessly. I’m telling you, great. Almost chartreuse in color, it was an electric-bright, utterly fresh-looking yellow-green wine delivering a powerful yet subtle gust of herbs and wax and minerals like no other white wine of my experience. Like a rube at a carny act, I kept gawping at this marvel, tasting repeatedly, each time trying to convince myself that it really was as good as I kept thinking it was. How is it possible that a wine this remarkable could go so unnoticed by so many otherwise knowledgeable wine lovers for so long? Surely, I’m hardly alone in my longtime ignorance of it.”

“Classic” 95+ points
“The Bucaco Branco is unlike any other white wine we’ve sampled, offering something for lovers of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc alike. The bouquet is loaded with melon, spring flowers, and a bracing minerality. The palate offers a luscious texture, lemon zest, tropical fruit, and hints of sunflower seed oil. There’s a lot to get excited about here as it has enough stuffing to be wonderfully cellar-worthy. Enjoy anytime over the next 20 years.” - California Wine Advisors
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Milk Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Savory

Gamey

High Residual Sugar

Bacon

Smoke

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Free ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Matt Kramer's Thoughts on the Bucaco Branco
“What was served was simply an astonishment. Buçaco Branco Reservado was not merely astonishingly good, it was astonishingly great. And I don’t use that word carelessly. I’m telling you, great. Almost chartreuse in color, it was an electric-bright, utterly fresh-looking yellow-green wine delivering a powerful yet subtle gust of herbs and wax and minerals like no other white wine of my experience. Like a rube at a carny act, I kept gawping at this marvel, tasting repeatedly, each time trying to convince myself that it really was as good as I kept thinking it was. How is it possible that a wine this remarkable could go so unnoticed by so many otherwise knowledgeable wine lovers for so long? Surely, I’m hardly alone in my longtime ignorance of it.”

“Classic” 95+ points
“The Bucaco Branco is unlike any other white wine we’ve sampled, offering something for lovers of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc alike. The bouquet is loaded with melon, spring flowers, and a bracing minerality. The palate offers a luscious texture, lemon zest, tropical fruit, and hints of sunflower seed oil. There’s a lot to get excited about here as it has enough stuffing to be wonderfully cellar-worthy. Enjoy anytime over the next 20 years.” - California Wine Advisors

Winery Alexandre de Almeida

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Portugal