A small selection of Portuguese wines that are drinking very well now and couple that will hold another few more years. Not forgetting 10-years old Port that is simply divine as it breaths to reveal an elegant profile that is sherry-like in flavours.
Bulk purchase discount available for purchase of 12 bottles and above.
Terras d’el Red 2012: $26.00
Blend of Trincadeira, Aragonex and Castelao, this crystal clear garnet hue with just ripened aromas of ripe red fruits. Easy, medium bodied with smooth mellow balance and texture. A perfect match with roast and hard cheese.
Reguengos Red 2012: $29.00
Wine Enthusiast 90
“The cooperative of Reguengos is now a major force in the region. This wine, named after the hilltop town of Reguengos, is a powerful, condensed wine. It has dark black fruits, solid tannins and a smooth texture. Full-bodied and worth aging. Drink from 2015.”
Monsaraz Red 2012: $29.00
Made from indigenous grapes of Trincadeira, Aragonex and Alcante Bouschet, The wine has a distinct ruby-red color, a complex aroma of ripe fruits of berries and red currants, and oak. Mellow on the palate with smooth fine tannins and a lingering finish.
Patria 10-Years Port: $47.00
Made from the classic blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinto Roriz, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cao and Tinta Barroca. A silky textured, balanced and intensely aromatic Port showing notes of elegant dried fruits of apricot, plum, logan and almond skin. A full bodied wine that will evolve almost sherry-like with patience in the glass. A hugely beautifully aromatic persistent wine.
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