This is a great red table wine from Portugal. The ‘Lab‘ tinto 2011 with a eye-catching dog label, consist of a blend of Castelao (35%), Tinta Roriz (25%), Syrah (25%) and Touriga Nacional (15%) grapes.
The vineyards are located to the Northeast of Lisbon on mostly clay and limestone soils. Growing conditions are excellent due to the sunny climate and mild weather due to the maritime influence.
This red blend is juicy, smooth with plum berry fruit, medium tannins and a good mouth feel. Excellent value for the money.
Vinted and bottled by Casa Santos Lima, Portugal.
Imported by Tri-Vin Imports, Mount Vernon, NY.
EA red wine 2009 is a Portugese red blend produced by Eugenio de Almeida in the Alentejano region (in South-Central Portugal). The Alentejano region is very hot during Summer and produces many different red blends.
The EA red blend consists of the following grapes: Alicante Bouschet (French grape), Aragonez (Tempranillo) and an imported grape (Syrah). Portugese wines are known for Vinho Verde, but red wines from Portugal are becoming increasingly popular.
The EA red blend 2009 is an easy to drink, economical table wine that has medium tannins, good acidity and will go well with a variety of foods.
Produced by EA Eugenio de Alemeida, Adega Cartuxa, Portugal.
Imported by Tri-Vin Imports Inc., Mount Vernon NY.
$9 – $12
It doesn’t happen very often that you’ll come across a very good wine for a low price.
Loios J. Portugal Ramos 2010 is a very nice economical table wine that will go well with a variety of dishes. The wine is produced in Southern Portugal in the Alentejano region. The name of the wine comes from the “Loios” monks, who once dominated this area.
The grapes for this wine are from the Aragonez, Trincadeira and a few other varieties that are grown on limestone and schist soils. This wine is aged in stainless steel tanks.
Very tasty wine that, given its price, is a sure to please a lot of people.
Bottled by J. Portugal Ramos Vinhos, Portugal
Imported by Winebow Inc., New York NY.