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Capela Santa Margarida

Capela Santa Margarida
2016 Red Blend, Alentejo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 14% RS: .21%
Organically Grown Grapes
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
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Capela Santa Margarida
2016 Red Blend, Alentejo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 14% RS: .21%
Dusty ruby color. Aromas of wild blackberry, wintergreen, milk chocolate, and sap with a satiny, vibrant, light-to-medium body and a compelling, medium-length cafe au lait, tapenade, slate, candied tomato, and burlap finish with light oak flavor. A youthful, fruity red that will pair effortlessly.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: wild blackberry, wintergreen, milk chocolate, and sap
Taste Flavor: cafe au lait, tapenade, slate, candied tomato, and burlap
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A youthful, fruity red that will pair effortlessly.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
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Grants Pass, OR 97526
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