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PORTUGUESE BOUNTY: The Douro region of Portugal that is famed for its port wine, produced from vineyards that line the Douro River in the Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro region. It is sometimes referred to as the Alto Douro (upper Douro), as it is located some distance upstream from Porto, sheltered by mountain ranges from coastal influence.

Recent vinous gems

From Mouton Rothschild to Graham's port, fine selections served at dinners proved standouts.
Apr 3, 2015 5:50 AM

SOME interesting wines this week recently experienced!

At Restaurant Joel Robuchon in Sentosa:

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1998, Premier Cru Classe

Classic Mouton cepage: Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Merlot 12%, Cabernet Franc 2%.

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