About Portuguese Spirits

There is a small spirits industry in Portugal that includes examples of different liqueurs (including some cherry liqueurs) as well as brandies. These brandies include several types of aguardiente, from authorized sources as well as numerous bootleggers.
Top Picks for Portugal
Ginja de Óbidos
Dark garnet color. Lively fruity aromas and flavors of sour cherry jam on raisin toast and cherry bonbon with a satiny, tangy, moderately sweet medium body and a sleek, complex, long finish with accents of honey cream, chestnut, and cherry cider. A tasty, mouthwatering cherry liqueur that is sure to please.
92 points $19.50 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab