Wines from the Tejo Region in Portugal

Fantastic wines from the Tejo Region.

Portugese wines are unique in Europe and Tejo Region is unique in Portugal. Sarah Abbott, the British Master of Wine called the Tejo Region “the Bordeaux of Portugal”. Continue reading “Wines from the Tejo Region in Portugal”

Portuguese grapes varieties for red wine

Main Portuguese grapes varieties used for red wine.

In Portugal there are several types of grapes varieties used for red wine. Some create fantastic mono-varietal wines or wonderful blended wines.

There are over 4,000 varieties of grapes identified and catalogued globally. Portugal ranks as the country with the second largest number of indigenous grape varieties, not found in other parts of the world Continue reading “Portuguese grapes varieties for red wine”

Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon, Ameias 2013

Premium quality red wine Cabernet Sauvignon

Peninsula de Setubal red wine Cabernet Sauvignon, with intense dark ruby colors, aromas of green peppers and some mineral. A soft, round and balanced wine.

One premium red wine from the noble grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon. Continue reading “Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon, Ameias 2013”

Red Wine Vinho Verde

Red Wine Vinho Verde Vinhao 2015

This it’s a very good red wine Vinho Verde, produced in Portugal in the demarcated region of Vinho Verde in northwestern Portugal. In the palate it’s full-bodied and persistent. Full of mature berries, long and complex. Like the majority of red wine Vinho Verde it’s fresh and young.

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Red wine Herdade dos Templarios Garrafeira

Premium Red Wine Vintage 2005

There are special red wines and this vintage 2005, from the Herdade dos Templarios, is one of the special red wine, produced in Portugal with premium quality. It’s called “garrafeira” (in English: wine cellar).

All starts with selective and manual Harvest in 20 kg boxes. The grapes are treated like queens or like little soft pearls and they are quickly transported to the winery.

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Vinho Verde Tinto or Red Green Wine

The famous Portuguese Vinho Verde

Wine: Vinha dos Ingleses Red Vinho Verde

Grape variety: Vinhão and Borraçal
Colour: Garnet
Taste: Full-bodied
Aroma: Complex and persistent
Alcohol (% vol.): 10,5%

Vinha dos Ingleses Red is composed by the castes Vinhão 85% and Borraçal 15%. It’s a full-bodied wine with equilibrated tannins.

Top quality Vinho Verde.

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