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Venancio Da Costa Lima

Venancio Da Costa Lima
2020 Pioneiro Red Blend, Vinho Regional Peninsula de Setubal

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 14%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12
Best Buy

Venancio Da Costa Lima
2020 Pioneiro Red Blend, Vinho Regional Peninsula de Setubal

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 14%
Dusty ruby color. Aromas and flavors of blackberry, black plum and black cherry, and saddle leather with a round, lively, dry medium-to-full body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long finish with accents of blackberry, baked boysenberry, leather and cracked black pepper, and balsamic with well-integrated, coating, fine, chalky tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. Rich black fruits with good structure, this will pair well with short rib or braised lamb shank.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World
Aroma Aroma: blackberry, black plum and black cherry, and saddle leather
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of blackberry, baked boysenberry, leather and cracked black pepper, and balsamic
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Rich black fruits with good structure, this will pair well with short rib or braised lamb shank.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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