Caves São João

Poço do Lobo Arinto

9.18 ratings
9.13 pro ratings
Beiras, Portugal
Arinto
Top Notes For
Bryce Wiatrak

Absolutely fascinating. Sweet smoke and oxidative aromas dominate the nose - butterscotch and chestnuts. On the palate the acidity rushes through with ferocity. Lemon peel and brine find a more caramel like finish. Beautiful and bizarre - and as always a pleasure to enjoy a birth vintage wine :) #sommcon

Absolutely fascinating. Sweet smoke and oxidative aromas dominate the nose - butterscotch and chestnuts. On the palate the acidity rushes through with ferocity. Lemon peel and brine find a more caramel like finish. Beautiful and bizarre - and as always a pleasure to enjoy a birth vintage wine :) #sommcon

Jul 24th, 2018
Austin Hohnke

Had no idea what to expect going into this. Delicate and oxidized. Bright acidity and intense minerality with lemon peel and a long, almost nutty finish, like Fino Sherry. Cork was slightly soaked through. One of a kind but not for everyone.

Had no idea what to expect going into this. Delicate and oxidized. Bright acidity and intense minerality with lemon peel and a long, almost nutty finish, like Fino Sherry. Cork was slightly soaked through. One of a kind but not for everyone.

Nov 24th, 2018
Grant Harmsen

Needs time to open up but evidence of Arinto’s aging potential. Displaying classic notes of oxidized apples, citrus juice and preserved citrus peel. Saline on the finish.

Needs time to open up but evidence of Arinto’s aging potential. Displaying classic notes of oxidized apples, citrus juice and preserved citrus peel. Saline on the finish.

Apr 10th, 2020
Ned Gray Creed

It was a sherry, but not a sherry. It was sherry lite. It wasn’t sherry. Even though my mind says it was very close. I’d be curious to taste vintages with less than 5 years age.

It was a sherry, but not a sherry. It was sherry lite. It wasn’t sherry. Even though my mind says it was very close. I’d be curious to taste vintages with less than 5 years age.

Sep 12th, 2018
Samantha Potter

I was very excited to try this #Arinto having tried the ‘95 on a few occasions. I must say I prefer the ‘95, though the ‘91 is still interesting.

Beautiful bouquet and golden honey color. Uninteresting on the finish. Not fruit forward, but acid seems balanced. Next, I want to try the 1993, my birth year vintage!
#SommCon

I was very excited to try this #Arinto having tried the ‘95 on a few occasions. I must say I prefer the ‘95, though the ‘91 is still interesting.

Beautiful bouquet and golden honey color. Uninteresting on the finish. Not fruit forward, but acid seems balanced. Next, I want to try the 1993, my birth year vintage!
#SommCon

Jul 24th, 2018
Christian Adams

Nutty and mineral. Creamy texture manzanilla style

Nutty and mineral. Creamy texture manzanilla style

Nov 5th, 2017
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Sep 13th, 2018
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Jul 18th, 2018
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Mar 7th, 2017