Portugal Reds

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Aragonez

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.

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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,...