Explore the Wines of Portugal
Special guest Marni Rubin from Vintage Wine Marketing.
Enjoy this special flight of 4 wines.
Lillian Lim has provided insightful information about the wines or winery. Can't wait to taste the bubbly!
Bubbly: NV Caves Arcos do Rei, "Issimo" Baga Sparkling Bairrada, Dao, Portugal.
Grape variety: Baga.
Third generation producer of traditional wines. Caves Arcos do Rei is a family owned company.
I love this bubbly and I'm so excited to bring this in and pour this!
White: 2014 Cartuxa, Cartuxa White, Alentejo, Portugal.
Grape varieties: Antão Vaz, Arinto.
Cartuxa is made by the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation which is a privately-owned charity based in the city of Evora. It promotes cultural, educational, social and spiritual enhancement of human achievement in the region of Evora. Vines have been grown at Cas Agricola Eugeniode Almeida since the late 1800's.
Rosé: 2016 Adega do Monte Branco, Alento Rosé, Alentejo, Portugal.
Grape varieties: Aragonez, Touriga Nacional.
“Alento”, Portuguese word for encouragement, strength, drive to accomplish, courage or effort. Alento wine range embodies Luís Louro’s vision of expressing a unique character in Alentejo through local grape varieties.
Red: 2013 Quinta do Pinto, Lisboa, Vinhas do Lasso Red Colheita Seleccionada
Grape varieties: Aragonez, Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro
Quinto do Pinto is a family owned and run business and one of the most relevant premium category wine producers in the Lisboa wine region.