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Casa Américo, Jaen, 2016
This 100% Jaen wine from Casa Américo Jaen comes from a 50-year-old vineyard in Vila Nova de Tazem, in the Dão region, sub-region of Serra da Estrela, Portugal. The Jaen variety, traditional from Dão, was once predominant, then fell into disgrace and was abandoned, uprooted, but today it has regained its space in Dão.
Without aging in wood, this wine aims to highlight the unique characteristics of the variety, its elegance and freshness.
This Casa Américo Jaen 2016 has an open ruby color, a subtle aroma. In the mouth it is elegant, with good acidity and very round tannins.
REVIEWS AND AWARDS:
88 points were awarded to Casa Américo Jaen, vintage 2016, by Robert Parker in Wine Advocate magazine.
The 2015 vintage by Casa Américo Jean received 89 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Citing Roger Voss, Casa Américo Jaen (also known as Spanish Mencía) is one of the grapes that make up a standard blend in the Dão region. It produced a wine rich in tannins that depends on its generous black fruits for its success. This is an old style, with a bit of bitterness and also a dry richness. Drink now. + Info
The 2014 vintage classified Casa Américo Jean with 90 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
According to Roger Voss Casa Américo Jean, is known as Mencia in Spain, this variety has already established itself in the Dão region of Portugal. It gives a smooth wine, with low acidity and rich in black fruits. It presents a lot of almost sweet fruit, ripe tannins and a round and smooth aftertaste. Drink now + Info
The 2013 vintage of Casa Américo Jaen received 91 points awarded by KM, in the Wine Spectator magazine.
Tasting notes of Casa Américo Jaen according to KM, “Powerfully fruity, with red plum, raspberry and dark currant flavors, backed by fresh acidity and firm tannins. Bittersweet chocolate notes show midpalate, leading to porcino accents on the finish.”+Info
The 2013 vintage of Casa Américo Jean received 87 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
According to Roger Voss, Casa Américo Jean is split into two portions, this wine fermented in an open press is structured and still tannic. Shows the firm character of Jaen grape without aging in oak. Wild berries will grow larger as the wine develops. 2018 drink. + Info
Robert Parker awarded 87 points to Casa Américo Jaen, vintage 2013, in Wine Advocate magazine.