6x Wines For Cabernet Sauvignon Lovers
Special bundle of our favorite Portuguese wines that match the profile a Cabernet Sauvignon. 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) Bacalhoa Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - $65.00 – Vivino Rating 4.2
Tasting Notes: This wine has a deep ruby colour which is semi opaque. Maintaining its classical style, Quinta da Bacalhoa 2016 presents red fruit aromas, combined with wood and spice nuances. In the mouth sensations of red fruits are highlighted and combined with soft tannins. It has a fresh, slightly mineral, elegant and very complex finish.
2) Cartuxa Reserva 2016 - $98.50 – Vivino Rating 4.4
Tasting Notes: Heavy garnet coloured wine. Balsamic, furniture wax, cherry, plum and sour cherry dominate the aroma of this wine, also associating notes of nutmeg. Very complex and dense, with great structure, firm tannins and excellent acidity. Long and elegant finish.
3) RCV Porca de Murca 2018 - $35.00 – James Suckling 90 Points
Tasting Notes: A clean, deep and bright ruby coloured wine with red berry and cherry notes showing intensity and freshness. Ripe fruit flavours, excellent structure, velvety and very well balanced.
4) Quinta do Javali Reserva 2015 – $58.00 - Vivino Rating 4.3
Tasting Notes: Deep red. Nose dominated by notes of ripe red fruit with some hints of strawberry jam and raspberry, combined with nuances of spice. So well integrated, there are notes of toasted barrels of high quality, giving a greedy character to wine, with aromas of vanilla and brioche. In the mouth, it confirms the fruity aromas in harmony with this structure but elegant.
5) Quinta do Javali Old Vines 2014 – $79.00 - Vivino Rating 4.4
Tasting Notes: A rich dark red colored wine. The nose characterized by notes of ripe black fruit, with hints of stone of black plums, dark chocolate and cocoa nibs, bark, tobacco and some leather, throughout evolution. In the mouth, the structure is striking, with tannins well presented, elegant and harmonious, to contribute to a silky body.
6) RCV Quinta dos Aciprrestes Reserva 2018 - $62.00 – Vivino Rating 4.0
Tasting Notes: The wine reveals an astonishing violet colour and very complex aromas of plums, red and black fruit perfectly integrated with nuances of vanilla and floral notes. On the palate, it shows its huge dimension of red and black berry flavours, which combine splendidly with its round tannins, offering an everlasting and pleasant finish.