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Quinta Do Castelinho Douro Reserva 2009, Portugal

Red blend
Food Pairing
Steak or grilled lamb

From the Douro region, better known for sweet port, Castelinho's reserve red is full-bodied and very ripe, with raisin-like fruit matched by crisp acidity, lively herbs and firm tannins. It's well-suited for steak or grilled lamb.

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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