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Portuguese wine is the result of traditions introduced to the region by ancient civilizations, such as the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, and mostly the Romans. Portugal produces a wide variety of different wines with distinctive personality because they have a large array of native varietals.

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  • ARCA NOVA 2016 VINHO VERDE

    Item #: 377154
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    Arca Nova Vino Verde is made by Quinta das Arcas, a small estate owned and operated by the Monteiro family. All of their grapes are estate grown be...
    Arca Nova Vino Verde is made by Quinta das Arcas, a small estate owned and operated by the Monteiro family. All of their grapes are estate grown between their 4 estates in the Vinho Verde and Alentejo regions. Their vines are trellised so the clusters are growing about 6 feet above the ground to allow the wind to remove the humidity. Vinho Verde means ‘Green Wine’ and is both the name of the wine and the name of the region. Stylistically, all Vinho Verdes are light, clean, fresh, and citrusy. Effervescence is added to Vinho Verde wines to increase their shelf life. The U.S. is currently the world’s largest importing country for Vinho Verde wines. Arca Nova Vinho Verde is a crisp, dry, slightly effervescent, light bodied white wine with a pale yellow color and youthful, floral, citrus aromas that are reminiscent of freshly cut grass. Moderately intense on the palate with lemon, green apple, and peach flavors and a medium finish. This wine is made from 50% Loureiro, 40% Arinto and 10% Treixadura using sustainable farming of vineyards ranging from 6 to 30 years old at elevations from 300 to 1000 feet. Residual Sugar: 6.0 grams per liter. Alcohol: 10.5% Enjoy Arca Nova Vinho Verde as the perfect summer apéritif wine and with oysters, filet of sole, grilled shrimp, sushi, and summer salads.
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  • BROADBENT NV VINHO VERDE

    Item #: 382457
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    Winemaker's Notes - "Vinho Verde, the most popular white wine from Portugal, is a deliciously refreshing, light wine. "Verde", meaning ...
    Winemaker's Notes - "Vinho Verde, the most popular white wine from Portugal, is a deliciously refreshing, light wine. "Verde", meaning "Green" refers to the hints of lime color. It is an ideal warm weather wine, excellent for lunch and picnics, or an evening apertif. It makes a brilliant pairing with any fish, shellfish and poultry."
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  • CONFIDENCIAL 2013 RED RESERVE

    Item #: 383545
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    Casa Santos Lima is a family owned and operated company dedicated to the production, bottling and selling of Portuguese wines from around 400 hecta...
    Casa Santos Lima is a family owned and operated company dedicated to the production, bottling and selling of Portuguese wines from around 400 hectares of vineyards. Most of Casa Santos Lima’s estates are located in Alenquer, 45km north of Lisbon, in a region where wine production is centuries old and the typical rural landscapes are gifted with enormous beauty. The vineyards are planted on gentle slopes with altitudes between 100 and 220 meters benefiting from an excellent sun exposition and a climate slightly tempered by the nearby Atlantic Ocean, only 25 km away from the property. Casa Santos Lima is the largest producer of “Vinho Regional Lisboa” and is one of the most awarded Portuguese wineries in both major national and international wine competitions. A maritime influence provides fresh summer nights along with gentle winters that are key to the production of quality grapes in this region. This climate helps produce wines with great acidity and a youthful freshness.

    WINE ENTHUSIAST 91 POINTS - EDITOR'S CHOICE - "Six months in a mix of French and Portuguese oak has given this wine a rich, smooth character. Produced from a field blend of more than 40 different varieties, the wine is stylishly structured and ripe with blackberry fruits. It is still young and although it is drinkable now, it will be better from 2017."

    Tasting Notes - Dark red fruits greet the nose upon smelling; black pepper, ripe plum and midnight garden florals extend the invitation to taste with Pavlovian flair. The foreshadowing in the nose continues as tastes of fresh, vibrant fruits and spices help showcase this big, bright concentrated wine. Mixed berry and plum fruits abound as uplifting acidity and rounded tannins keep the wine from becoming heavy. Fire up the grill or enjoy with charcuterie and cheeses as this hearty balanced red is ready for summer.
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  • ELADIO PINIERO 2006 LA COARTADA RED ALENTEJO

    Item #: 381354
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    Eladio wanted to make red wine, and he knew Rias Baixas was not the place for it, so he bought an estate with vineyards near his holiday home in th...
    Eladio wanted to make red wine, and he knew Rias Baixas was not the place for it, so he bought an estate with vineyards near his holiday home in the Alentejo and made a red wine which is again about as far from an “industrial” wine as you can get. Four YEARS in new barrels, 3 years in stainless after that, at least six months in the bottle, no clarification, no fining etc. , designed to be drunk on release but will age effortlessly…The methods are somewhat evocative of López de Heredia in the sense that the wine is released when deemed ready to drink, while remaining capable of much longer aging. But the warmer Portuguese climate makes for a broader shouldered vein, not at all overripe but concentrated, minerally, and sublime.
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  • PRATS & SYMINGTON CHRYSEIA 2012 DOURO

    Item #: 377243
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    WINE ENTHUSIAST 95 POINTS - "This markes the 17th vintage of this wine, a joint venture between the Symington fam...
    WINE ENTHUSIAST 95 POINTS - "This markes the 17th vintage of this wine, a joint venture between the Symington family and Bordeaux consultant Bruno Pratts (Cos Estournel former owner). Based entirely on fruit from Quintas de Roriz and Perdiz, this smooth structured wine has many of the characteristics of Bordeaux with its new wood and elegant texture."

    WINE ADVOCATE - "The 2012 Post Scriptum de Chryseia is principally a Touriga Nacional / Touriga Franca blend, with tiny quantities of other grapes, aged for 13 months 400-liter French oak. It is a fresh and elegant PS this year. Not overly concentrated, it does have beautiful, lifted fruit and an enticing fresh feel to it. In its own subtle way, this focused and very appealing PS should be a complete charmer. If it evolves well, it may yet be entitled to an uptick, but it won't disappoint at its typically nice price."
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  • QUINTA DE BOAVISTA 2006 TERRAS DE TAVARES; DAO JAEN/TOURIGA NATIONAL

    Item #: 383488
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    This blend of 60% Touriga and 40% Jaen has had Grande Reserva-like treatment, spending 3 years in oak and 2 years in bottle. The Jaen content reins...
    This blend of 60% Touriga and 40% Jaen has had Grande Reserva-like treatment, spending 3 years in oak and 2 years in bottle. The Jaen content reins in Touriga’s tendency towards flamboyant florals and black fruits, driving an impressive mineral purity throughout the wine. Just hitting its stride now, it’s still very tight and freshly fruited for its age. It’s ‘no compromise’ firm, finely dusted, tannic structure begs for more time in bottle or grilled meat.
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  • QUINTA DO CRASTO 2013 TINTA RORIZ

    Item #: 379497
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    WINE ENTHUSIAST 94 POINTS - "Tinta Roriz (aka Tempranillo) was once believed to be the finest grape for Douro t...
    WINE ENTHUSIAST 94 POINTS - "Tinta Roriz (aka Tempranillo) was once believed to be the finest grape for Douro table wines. While that view has been modified, it still makes an impressive wine. With 18 months in wood and super-ripe fruit, the wine is concentrated and opulent. It has fine tannins and acidity that are at the service of this great fruitiness. The wine will age further, with maturity likely to occur by 2020."
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  • QUINTA DO CRASTO 2014 DOURO RED

    Item #: 377947
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    Bright purple in color. Very expressive on the nose, showing fresh wild berry fruit nicely combined with delicate floral notes. Elegant beginning t...
    Bright purple in color. Very expressive on the nose, showing fresh wild berry fruit nicely combined with delicate floral notes. Elegant beginning that leads to a medium-bodied wine, with a polished structure of fine tannins and fresh wild berry fruit flavors. A wine with a charming, medium length finish.
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  • QUINTA DO CRASTO 2014 RESERVA

    Item #: 383633
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    Quinta do Crasto has crafted another winner! We recently featured the Quinta do Crasto Superior and it was a huge hit with our customers. Many trie...
    Quinta do Crasto has crafted another winner! We recently featured the Quinta do Crasto Superior and it was a huge hit with our customers. Many tried a bottle and returned to buy more once they tasted the quality. Now is a great time to explore a bit more as we just received the Quinta do Crasto Reserva. It is also made with native Portuguese grapes, but the Reserva is sourced from Old Vines. As many of our customers know, old vines have lower yields resulting in more mouth-filling concentration. This fantastic red blend is rich yet lively and offers more depth and complexity than the Superior.

    Situated on the right bank of the Douro River, between the towns of Régua and Pinhão, Quinta do Crasto has a privileged location in the Demarcated Region of the Douro. Quinta do Crasto has belonged to the family of Leonor and Jorge Roquette for over a century. Their passion for wine making has contributed to Quinta do Crasto´s growing national and international reputation.
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  • QUINTA DO PACOS 2016 ALVARINHO

    Item #: 383449
    Bottle Size: 750ml
  • QUINTA DO PACOS 2016 VINHO VERDE

    Item #: 383448
    Bottle Size: 750ml
  • SOALHEIRO 2016 ALVARINHO

    Item #: 380863
    Bottle Size: 750ML
    Region: Vinho Verde sub-region of Monção and Melgaço 100% Alvarinho (The superstar white grape of the Vinho Verde region aka Albariño across the bo...
    Region: Vinho Verde sub-region of Monção and Melgaço 100% Alvarinho (The superstar white grape of the Vinho Verde region aka Albariño across the border in Spain. It can make rich, full-bodied and fragrant whites and in Portugal they tend to have a more mineral based structure)Nose of jasmine flower, citrus, and pear. The palate is intense with steely minerality, and lush tropical fruit notes. Dry, medium bodied, with lively acidity, and a long finish. This wine is lean and mineral driven with a focused intensity when young but transforms with gorgeous smoky citrus nuances with a bit of age which it can do for many years to come!
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