Portugal Reds

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Bergamota Private Selection 2017: $16.95

Touriga Nacional Blend, Portugal What you can Expect:  Another steal.  Let this one breath to bring out its ripe rich structure, cherry, vanilla and chocolate come at you in this full-bodied Portuguese blend.  Have a few of these put away for years ahead.


Ardal Crianza 2014: $23.95

What you can Expect: Yes, we ate lots of meats last month. And this might have been the best of the bunch! Another aged Spanish gem that is worth every penny. Dark red with big and bold flavors. 90 points with Wine Enthusiast for a reason.

Fonseca Periquita Red 2020: $11.00

A Portuguese secret What you can Expect:  Maybe the biggest bang for the buck wine in the world – say’s me!  The very first wine ever bottles in Portugal (1850).  Made with the native castelao grape, it is extra dry and medium-bodied, easy drinking, full of...

Coutada Velha Signature Red 2019: $15.95

Aragonés Blend, Portugal What you can Expect:  Bang for your Buck here my friends, another that I have stocked up on.  A blend of Aragonez, Trincadeira and Cabernet Sauvignon, medium in body, rich color and flavors of black fruits.  A very impressive bottle.

$26.95 – Esporão Reserva 2017

What you can expect:  This has been a long time favorite of mine.  Another dark rich red that fills your mouth with a boatload of flavors.  Dark cherry, cocoa and vanilla.  Roast beef or lamb would be ideal partners for this old smoothy.

$9.90 – Lab Red Lisboa VR, 2016

What the experts say – From the region near Portugal’s capital of Lisbon, LAB Red shows well, offering generous red and black fruit with fine-textured tannins. Spicy notes on the finish are contributed by four months ageing in oak. A stylish blend of syrah,...