Portugal has become a prime destination for vacation goers and wine lovers. It’s a
gastronomic Mecca with ample amounts of intriguing, delicious and affordable local wine.
We are pleased to offer this 3-bottle mixed case featuring wines from three of the country’s finest regions:
Portuguese Mixed Case
$80 (+Tax & Delivery)
From Vinho Verde, António Lopes Ribeiro Loureiro 2019
This is a certified organic, biodynamically-farmed and rare 100% Loureiro from the Vinho Verde region. Like many areas in Portugal, Vinho Verde is in the midst of a vinous revolution. Quality-obsessed producers throughout the region are making interesting, delicious and refreshing wines. One of Portugal’s earliest adopters of sustainable practices, Antonio Lopes Ribeiro makes low-intervention wines with complexity, elegance and structure. Mid-weight and approachable with plenty of character, notes of tangerine, appleand orange blossom and beguiling salty minerality.
From Dão, Case Mouraz Red 2016
Here is another organic/biodynamic wine, this time from the greatly under-appreciated Dão appellation, which takes its name from the river along which most of the vines are planted. This region has become increasingly fashionable, known most for its firm, structured reds based around the famed Touriga Nacional. This offering adds Tinto Roriz (Tempranillo) and other grapes to create a firm, complex and wonderfully aromatic wine. Note the vintage, as wine from the Dão is best served with a little bottle age to round some edges. This is rich, complex and highly intriguing, with notes of dark berries, cassis and violets.
From Douro Valley, Pedra Alta Tinto 2019
Finally, we head to the ‘heart’ of Portugal’s wine culture, the Douro Valley. While the