What is a good Portuguese wine?

What wine to drink in Portugal?

Although many will be familiar with blanco (white), tinto (red), rosé and espumante (sparkling), Portugal is also well known for its vinho verde (green wine), port0 (port wine), vinho da madeira (Madeira) and moscatel (sherry).

Is Portuguese wine sweet or dry?

Portugal is justifiably famous for its great dessert wine, Port. But gradually, wine lovers are discovering the other dimensions of Portuguese wine — its dry wines, especially its reds. Most of these wines come from native Portuguese grape varieties, of which the country has hundreds.

What makes Portuguese wine unique?

By utilizing the individual-specific virtues of several different grapes one can instead make a blend in which the wine as a whole is of a higher quality. Portuguese wines are almost always blends and single grape wines are extremely rare.

What is a good Portuguese red wine?

Best Portuguese red wines to try

  • Quinta de S. Francisco 2017. …
  • Quinta Da Cidadoura Reserva 2016. Santos & Santos. …
  • Vinhas Velhas Reserva Especial 2016. Vallegre. …
  • Monsaraz Touriga Nacional 2018. Carmim. …
  • Stones & Bones 2019. Casa Santos Lima. …
  • Cova do Frade Reserva 2017. Ferreira Malaquias. …
  • Vinha Maria Premium 2017. …
  • Baga Reserva 2015.
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