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Vinho Tinto Eternal Wine Book

The Eternal Winebook

This is my personal version of an eternal Book of Portuguese Wines. The book is eternal in the way that it never stays the same. Now and then new pages are added, or the old pages are rewritten, updated or corrected.

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© 2016-2017 Vinho Tinto Eternal Wine Book

Regueiro Primitivo

Wines from Minho Posted on Sat, November 11, 2017 14:25:40

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: 2015.

Producer: Quinta do Regueiro.

Grapes: Alvarinho.

Alcohol: 13%

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC.

Shop: Vino Gaudium (More shops).

Price: DKK 185.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

The wine is NOT made ofrom the Italian Primitivodrue, but the Minho regions own Alvarinho. It is a pale yellow wine, with scents of peach, a little citrus and vanilla. The wine has some acidity but is not carbonated and has a long finish. We had the wine with seafood wraps, to which it went well.

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Quinta do Montinho

Wines from Minho Posted on Wed, November 08, 2017 15:01:02

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Type of wine: White Wine.

Year: 2015.

Producer: Quinta do Montinho.

Grapes: Loureiro.

Alcohol:12%.

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC, Subregião do Cávado.

Shop: Rema1000, Vesterport (More shops).

Price: DKK 45.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

This wine comes from the Alto Cávado area in the Vinho Verde region, where you may still encounter wild horses according to information on the label. This is probably why horses are depicted on the top label.

A very yellow wine with scents of peach, pear and citrus. Nice acidity in a non-carbonated wine. Pleasant wine when enjoyed on its own, but also fine wine food. Today we enjoyed it for fried plaice fillets with vegetables.

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Sweet Casal Garcia

Wines from Minho Posted on Fri, September 29, 2017 08:42:42

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: Not stated.

Producer: Quinta da Aveleda.

Grapes: Trajadura, Loureiro, Arinto, Azal.

Alcohol: 9%

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC.

Shop: Føtex, Østerbro Centret (More shops).

Price: DKK 60.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Yellow wine with citrus and as the name says with a bit of sweetness, but at the same time a lot of acidity gives the wine freshness. Carbon dioxide has been added to the wine which is good as an aperitif and for desserts. The manufacturer also recommends it for seafood and fish, and today we had it with fried cod fillet with vegetables and Hollandaise sauce. For this dish the wine was too sweet.

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Camaleão Alvarinho

Wines from Minho Posted on Tue, September 19, 2017 08:17:48

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: 2014.

Producer: João Cabral de Almeida – Vinhos.

Grapes: Alvarinho.

Alcohol: 11.5%

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC.

Shop: Vino Gaudium (More shops).

Price: DKK 125.-.

Rating in Martins: 16.5 out of 20 (2016 edition).

Yellow wine, with nice scents of peach, citrus and vanilla. Full-bodied wine with nice acidity, which went well with fried plaice and hollandaise. Also good without food.

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Camaleão Sauvignon Blanc

Wines from Minho Posted on Sun, August 13, 2017 09:09:11

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: 2014.

Producer: João Cabral de Almeida – Vinhos.

Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc.

Alcohol: 11%

Classification: Vinho de mesa.

Shop: Vino Gaudium (More shops).

Price: DKK 125.-.

Rating in Martins: 16 out of 20 (2016 edition).

No area of origin has been indicated on the label, presumably because Sauvignong Blanc is not approved for wines labelled as Vinho Verde. The bottle says that the grapes are grown in “an area of northern Portugal which is under Atlantic influence,” which is most likely a description of Minho, home of the Vinho Verde.

It is a bright wine, with intense scents of peach and minerals. Tasty wine with some acidity that we enjoyed with sandwiches.

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Reguiero Barricas Alvarinho

Wines from Minho Posted on Sat, August 05, 2017 09:02:25

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: 2015.

Producer: Quinta do Regueiro.

Grapes: Alvarinho.

Alcohol: 13%

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC.

Shop: Vino Gaudium (More shops).

Price: DKK 215.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Most Vinho Verdes should be enjoyed the same year they were produced. This does not apply to Alvarinho wines. This is a nice wine with a scent of apricot and candy with good acidity. Great Alvarinho wine, perfect for cod baked in the oven with spinach, but was also fine on its own.

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Areal Rosé

Wines from Minho Posted on Thu, July 27, 2017 09:00:36

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Type of wine: Rosé Wine.

Year: 2016.

Producer: Quinta da Pousada.

Grapes: Padeiro.

Alcohol: 12%.

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC.

Shop: Adelino (More shops).

Price: DKK 89.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Beautiful pink color, scents of candy, dry wine with some bubbles. The wine was fine with fried cod with summers vegetables. The wine is also ideal for a shrimp sandwich or as an aperitif.

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Areal Arinto

Wines from Minho Posted on Sun, July 23, 2017 09:26:46

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: 2016.

Producer: Quinta da Pousada.

Grapes: Arinto.

Alcohol: 12,5%

Classification: Vinho Verde DOC.

Shop: Adelino (More shops).

Price: DKK 85.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Yellow wine with aroma of apple, citrus, gooseberries, and with some bitterness. We had the wine with Danish open sandwiches, to which the wine went well.

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