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Vidigal

Vidigal
2014 Reserva, Vinho Regional Lisboa

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 13%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99
Best Buy

Vidigal
2014 Reserva, Vinho Regional Lisboa

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 13%
Cloudy dusty garnet color. Funky aromas and flavors of mulberries, pencil shavings, and cocoa with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish with impressions of sour cherries, melon, spice, and minerals with well-integrated, fine tannins and light oak flavor. A rock solid , juicy Portuguese red for sipping or the table.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Savory
Aroma Aroma: mulberries, pencil shavings, and cocoa
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of sour cherries, melon, spice, and minerals
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Philly Steak Sandwich, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rock solid , juicy Portuguese red for sipping or the table.

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
990 NW Brooks St. Ste.#3
Bend, OR 97703
USA
1 541-388-5330

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Portuguese Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
While Portugal is best known for its production of Port wines, there are several types of red wine also produced in various regions. The best known of these include the robust reds produced from varieties that are used to produce Port, varieties such Touriga Nacional and Tinta Cao. These wines are produced in the Dour Valley and are ripe with black fruit flavors; the wines generally have slightly low acidity, due to the hot local climate. Drink these wines with rich red meats, game or aged cheeses.