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This Reserva edition features a citrus yellow color, with slight golden nuances. Aroma elegant and persistent, with notes of wood well integrated and conjugated with the minerality of the wine. Good volume of mouth (creamy), with a crispy acidity and a fresh and long finish.
Quinta da Calçada is located in the historic center of the city of Amarante, 40 minutes from Porto. It is inserted in the sub-region of Amarante, in the Vinhos Verdes region, about 10 minutes from the entrance to the Douro region. This subregion is characterized by granite soils, with some shale mixtures, and Atlantic influence, producing markedly mineral wines of high freshness and great gastronomic aptitude.
|Producer:||Quinta da Calçada|
|Oenologist:||João Cabral Almeida|
|Bottle Size:||75CL - 25,4FL Oz|
|Harmonizes with me:||Fish|
|Variety||Alvarinho, Loureiro, Arinto|
|Wine Tipe||White Wine|
Tasting Notes Color: Citrus Yellow;
Tasting Notes Color: Citrus Yellow; Aroma: Floral notes and ripe fruit, allied with tertiary vanilla and honey aromas. Mouth: Dry, creamy and voluminous, with pear, peach and honey notes. Long and persistent finish, with buttery and vanilla notes, conferred by fermentation and aging in French oak barrels. The producer Situated in Alenquer, in the heart of Lisbon's Wine Region, Quinta do Anjo stretches over 120 hectares, surrounding a 17th-century manor adjacent to a traditional moth cellar.More than half of the property already houses the two dozen grape varieties that form the basis of the house's business cards - the 'Vinhas do Lasso', 'Terras do Anjo', 'Quinta do Pinto' and 'Quinta do Pinto - Great Choice '. The remaining area will give priority to the planting of Portuguese grape varieties.
The producer Founded in 1854 by the
The producer Founded in 1854 by the descendants of the Duke of Lencastre, surrounded by cork oaks and eucalyptus trees from Australia, Herdade da Calada hides among the gentle hills of the Alentejo. Over the years it has been the subject of several interventions and improvements, but preserves the beauty and elegance of the original feature.The main building and today is one of the most modern and innovative wineries in Portugal, with a wine tourism unit, 35 hectares of vineyards, 110 hectares of olive groves, 60 hectares of cereals, 215 of montado and a magnificent accommodation.
Tasting Notes Color with greenish
Tasting Notes Color with greenish tones and intense and bright lemonade. Nose expressive with intense orange blossom, gaining expression with the time in the cup and temperature. Floral notes, light tropical and light white pepper, dry style with focuses on freshness-acidity and texture. In the test, very mineral character with citric notes and very long. The Producer Connected for several generations to the José de Mello family, Monte da Ravasqueira is located in the municipality of Arraiolos, an hour away from Lisbon, occupying a vast area of typical Alentejo landscape whose management and operation is assured by the D. Diniz Agricultural Society , SA. Equipped with excellent geological and climatic conditions for the production of the best wine that the Alentejo can offer, Monte da Ravasqueira has been the object of a strong investment in the vineyard plantation, as well as oenological equipment and meteorological and phytosanitary facilities.
Tasting Notes Color: Bright citrine
Tasting Notes Color: Bright citrine with greenish hints. Aroma: Elegant and discreet, very characteristic of the grape variety, it harmoniously combines the citrus aromas, where the lime stands out, with notes of orange blossom. Mineral. Mouth: With the creaminess characteristic of Quinta do Pinto wines, once again stands out citrus notes, combined with a very pleasant freshness and a persistent aftertaste. The producer Situated in Alenquer, in the heart of Lisbon's Wine Region, Quinta do Anjo stretches over 120 hectares, surrounding a 17th-century manor adjacent to a traditional moth cellar. More than half of the property already houses the two dozen grape varieties that form the basis of the house's business cards - the 'Vinhas do Lasso', 'Terras do Anjo', 'Quinta do Pinto' and 'Quinta do Pinto - Great Choice '. The remaining area will give priority to the planting of Portuguese grape varieties.
Tasting Notes Color: Yellow Straw.
Tasting Notes Color: Yellow Straw. Aroma: Dried fruits (walnuts, hazelnuts), very ripe pineapple, melon, harmonious, elegant, great evolution. Palate: Fruit present, some oak, good acidity, complexity. The Producer José Maria da Fonseca is a family business with almost two centuries of history that, without ever resting on the glories gained, has been able to modernize. Managed by the 6th and 7th generation of the family, it has allied traditional wisdom from a precious heritage to the latest technology to meet the highest standards.
Tasting Notes Lemon-green wine.
Tasting Notes Lemon-green wine. Aroma of tropical fruits, pineapple. Palate light, soft, fruity and refreshing. Average finish of the mouth. The Producer José Maria da Fonseca is a family business with almost two centuries of history that, without ever resting on the glories gained, has been able to modernize. Managed by the 6th and 7th generation of the family, it has allied traditional wisdom from a precious heritage to the latest technology to meet the highest standards.
WHITE WINE Region: Alentejo
WHITE WINE Region: Alentejo
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
Awards - 86 points Robert Parker;-
Awards - 86 points Robert Parker;- 17 points Revista de Vinhos;- 17 points Great Wine Choices. Tasting Notes Citric color. Fruity aroma with notes of dried fruits The complex and fruity taste and its good acidity and freshness guarantee an elegant and full flavor. The Producer Created in 1981, Herdade dos Coelheiros is a family business that over the years has been able to recognize the production of undisputed quality wines, both nationally and internationally. Our history of excellence began with the launch of the first wine labeled Tapada de Coelheiros in 1991. Herdade dos Coelheiros, located in the municipality of Arraiolos, known for its embroiderers that make one of the most beautiful handicrafts typical of Portugal, the famous Carpets of Arraiolos , decided to honor the cultural identity of this land in the labels of its wines.
Tasting Notes Tasting Notes: Monte
Tasting Notes Tasting Notes: Monte das Servas Choose White Wine presents a bright citrus-like appearance. The aromas of lemon and lemon are predominant. It is a very fresh and delicate white wine. Has a persistent ending The Producer We grew up in a family of producers, with a strong and heartfelt relationship with wine, land, countryside and rural property. From an early age we have observed their practices and listened with pride and attention to the lessons that our parents, grandparents and great grandparents have given us. It was then that we learned the first teachings about production and realized that nothing is achieved in this area without work and sacrifice. We have been drinking the necessary inspiration in the family tradition but we have not stopped applying our own strategy when we conceived the Herdade das Servas Project, which was to be born in 1998.
Tasting Notes Strongly mineral aroma
Tasting Notes Strongly mineral aroma with citrus notes, lemon zest in a surrounding that refers to Atlantic sea air. In the mouth is mineral and full, ending salty and very persistent. The producer History attributes to Frei Pedro Gigante the cultivation of the first strains on the island of Pico in the late 15th century. The best-adapted grape varieties - Arinto, Verdelho and Terrantez - continue to be planted in the basaltic lava cracks and protected from sea salsug by the corral walls. The work is hard for the vineyard landscape to remain the pride of the picarotos, who made a colossal work recognized by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
WHITE WINE Region: Bairrada
WHITE WINE Region: Bairrada
WHITE WINE Region: Dão
WHITE WINE Region: Dão
Tasting Notes Color: Bright Citrus
Tasting Notes Color: Bright Citrus Yellow; Aroma: The fruits of white flesh, slight citrus touch, complex, with well integrated wood. Mouth: Excellent acidity, fresh with good persistence. End of race: Intense, long and persistent. The producer “Regateiro”, a family name over 350 years old linked to the wines of the Bairrada Region, had in 1990 only one descendant fromcontinue the project, Casimiro Gomes. He specialized in Viticulture and Oenology in the eighties, built projectswines in partnership with other professionals in Dão, Bairrada, Douro, Alentejo and also in Brazil.Launched Family wines as the culmination of junctions of knowledge and experience.
Awards - 16,5 points Revista de
Awards - 16,5 points Revista de Vinhos;- 16 points Great Wine Choices;- Silver Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2015 (2014); Tasting Notes Crystalline, pale straw color. citrus aromas with notes of peach and flower. The palate is intense and rich, with floral notes and delicate minerals, ending with freshness and persistence. The Producer Herdade do Esporão is home to a unique terroir that is the result of an alliance of a very particular climate, regulated and softened by the great central lake, with different types of soil, exhibitions and the vast wine heritage of native castes, castes from other wine regions and castes. The typically Mediterranean landscape is composed of smooth undulating plains that occupy a little more than 1,800 hectares of total area, 450 hectares of which are occupied with vines and about 80 hectares occupied with olive groves.
Tasting Notes Vivid color with
Tasting Notes Vivid color with shades of citrus lemon. Exuberant nose, very fruity and fresh; the aromas are of the type pineapple, light apricot, some asparagus and nuances of tropical fruits. In the mouth the entrance is fresh, soft and very tasty. With a good acidity, it presents a fresh fruit of the type pineapple, apricot and passion fruit, very balanced and volumoso, has a pleasant and persistent finish. The Producer All the wines from Lavradores de Feitoria - from the great consumption to the great guard - are balanced, elegant and oriented to the good gastronomy, but always with a stamp of the character of the Douro. One should expect, and demand, the strong personality of each brand as an expression of terroir, concept, or even fantasy.
Tasting Notes Aromatic and fresh,
Tasting Notes Aromatic and fresh, with citrus aromas very intense lime and lemon, aromas of white and exotic flowers, intense mineral note the schist stone. The mouth is very lively and long with sweet attack that gives volume but always compensated by the vibrant acidity, lemon, wet schist stone, fresh notes of tropical fruits contribute to the complexity. Wine with great potential for aging. The Producer The Douro, the oldest demarcated region in the world, reflects the culture and generations of people who for more than 2,000 years have shaped and cultivated the land to give life to a landscape and unique wines. And it was this desire to explore, experiment and create that in 2002 led us to the virgin and inhospitable territory of the Upper Douro to give life to the first wine of Muxagat.
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
Tasting Notes Color clear, with
Tasting Notes Color clear, with greenish citrus lavas. Delicate aroma with notes of lemon, green apple and dried linden flower. In the mouth we find the same fresh fruit and the typical crunchy minerality in balance with fresh acidity. The Producer The Magnum Wines was born fed by a Ribeiro, Santo by the way, because it never would have dried or because the devotion thus credited it. Located in Oliveira do Conde, in the heart of the vineyard of Lusitânia, between the rivers Mondego and Dão, it is here that the most adventurous vineyards the country knows, and it was here that Carlos Rodrigues and Carlos Lucas began the extraordinary adventure of a life dedicated to the vineyards.
Awards - Verdelho 2016- Wine &
Awards - Verdelho 2016- Wine & Spirits - 88 Points / Year's Best Portuguese Whites: Best Buy- Decanter - Silver Tasting Notes Characteristic varietal, the fruity notes of passion fruit, mandarin and lime are present. Fresh, elegant and intense, with mineral notes and a long and delicate finish. The Producer Herdade do Esporão is home to a unique terroir that is the result of an alliance of a very particular climate, regulated and softened by the great central lake, with different types of soil, exhibitions and the vast wine heritage of native castes, castes from other wine regions and castes. The typically Mediterranean landscape is composed of smooth undulating plains that occupy a little more than 1,800 hectares of total area, 450 hectares of which are occupied with vines and about 80 hectares occupied with olive groves.
Tasting Notes Beautiful citrus
Tasting Notes Beautiful citrus yellow color, bright and clean. Elegant nose, with touches of citrus and a slight minerality, features ripe fruit of the pear and fig type. With perfectly inserted wooden notes it is very rich and complex. In the very fruity mouth, it shows very mature white fruit, supported by a good acidity, touch of spices and some balsamic. It is very balanced and harmonious. The Producer All the wines from Lavradores de Feitoria - from the great consumption to the great guard - are balanced, elegant and oriented to the good gastronomy, but always with a stamp of the character of the Douro. One should expect, and demand, the strong personality of each brand as an expression of terroir, concept, or even fantasy.
Tasting Notes Aroma: Elegant, with
Tasting Notes Aroma: Elegant, with good intensity and complexity recalling at first aromas of citrus fruits (lime and grapefruit) followed by aromas of tropical fruits (pineapple, melon / melon, passion fruit) and floral (rose petals). Mineral notes give delicacy to the whole.Palate: Dry, creamy attack with a fine and balanced acidity that gives the wine an excellent freshness. Good structure, good mouth aroma and floral aromas. Persistent end. Wine with personality. The Producer The Casal de Vale Pradinhos is a farm with 350 hectares, established in 1913 and owned by the Pinto de Azevedo family since then. The wines produced here are a combination of indigenous varieties such as Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela and Malvasia Fina, and famous international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewürztraminer and Riesling.
Tasting Notes In the discreet, clean
Tasting Notes In the discreet, clean nose with citrus sensations, green apple and wet stone. Mineral, full of class. In the mouth is full, deep, with a vibrant acidity, again citrus, apple, very mineral and fresh. Great persistence. The Producer Herdade do Portocarro, of the producer José Mota Capitão, is located between the districts of Setúbal and Évora, half-walled with Ribeira do Sado. It is a small producer who makes exciting wines, serious wines that respect nature and the place of birth and age nicely. Herdade do Portocarro is surrounded by the green of the rice paddies, with the vineyard embedded in a horizon difficult to forget and whose quality of harvests makes this farm, year after year, one of the most recognized in the region.