6x Wines For Merlot Lovers
Special bundle of our favorite Portuguese wines that match the profile of Merlot. Have some fun, blind taste your friends or surprise them with a less known wine. Our wines come from flagship wineries of Portugal, personally curated a process that took our founders 11 months!
1) UDACA – Adro da Se Reserva 2016 - $42.00 – Vivino Rating 3.7
Tasting Notes: On the nose this wine is elegant and rich, with bouquet of fully ripened red fruits matching well with traces of cinnamon and other spices. In the mouth it is Velvety, with a good tannin structure, A persistent in mouth Intense sensation characteristics of its long tradition Aroma: Elegant and rich with a bouquet of fully ripened red fruits matching well with traces of cinnamon and other spices.2) Javali – Clos Fonte do Santo Cherry Capsule 2018 - $61.50 – Vivino Rating 4.0
2) Cabriz Reserva 2015 – $45.00 - Vivino Rating 3.9
Tasting Notes: It presents an intense ruby color with light brownish tones. Intense in balsamic notes, it also presents floral notes, red fruits and very ripe forest fruits. In the mouth it is fruity, soft, with a distinct volume in the mouth and an elegant and persistent finish.
3) Ravasqueira Guarda Rios Gold Edition 2019 - $50.00 – Vivino Rating 4.1
Tasting Notes: Dark and deep colour. Intense nose with spicy notes and notes of wild berries, forest, and a touch of vanilla. The combination of Syrah with, the typical, Alicante Bouschet and Aragonês, gives this wine a very own identity and a balance between the ripe fruit and freshness. With the identity of the region well present, it also brings modernity in its profile.
4) Cartuxa Evora 2017 - $69.50 – Vivino Rating 4.3
Tasting Notes: Intense and concentrated garnet colour. Intense, fresh and complex aroma, still young. Aromas of forest fruits, rockrose flower, truffle, earthy nuances and very elegant toasted and smoked flavours stand out. In the tasting the freshness is dominant, with a balanced and complex structure, integrated in mature tannins and a very firm acidity. The finish is rich and persistent, based on the elegance and complexity of the fruit.
5) Casa do Santar Reserva 2015- $49.00 – Vivino Rating 4.1
Tasting Notes: Intense ruby with brownish tones. Intense notes of red fruits jam, spices and toasted notes. Complex, well-structure, elegant, harmonious and soft tannins.
6) Monte da Ravasqueira Premium Alicante Bouschet 2014 - $99.00 – Vivino Rating 4.3
Tasting Notes: Dark and typical in Alicante Bouschet’s color. This wine is the maximum expression of what can be an Alicante Bouschet from the Alentejo. Powerful and mature in the mouth and nose does not lose the virtue of the grape variety to generate fresh wines and always with notes of green grass or pinewood that help the prolongation of his life.