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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

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Wines from Setúbal Posted on Sat, November 25, 2017 09:37:50

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2016.

Producer: José Maria da Fonseca.

Grapes: Castelão, Aragonez.

Alcohol: 13%.

Classification: Península de Setúbal V.R.

Shop: Føtex, Vibenhus (More shops).

Price: DKK150,- (3 litres bag-in-box).

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Some years ago, I often bought B-i-B wines, since I think they are usually good and reasonably priced. And you can always pull a glass without drinking the whole bottle. Now that I’ve got a vacuum pump, the problem is not that big, and also, I wish to try many different wines, so now a days I rarely bue B-i-B.

Friday, we invited a group of young people for dinner and this Portuguese daily wine from Setúbal was a good choice.

It is a dark red wine, with scents of red berries and cloves, pleasant tannins and medium finish. The wine was poured on carafes and enjoyed with our Danish version of the Portuguese casserole, cozido made with both beef, pork and chicken, and for that dish the wine was very nice.

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Herdade do Portocarro

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Sat, November 04, 2017 18:34:46

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2012.

Producer: Herdade de Portocarro.

Grapes: Aragonez, Touriga Nacional, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Alcohol: 13.5%.

Classification: Península de Setúbal V.R.

Shop: Portugisisk Vinkælder, Copenhagen (More shops).

Price: DKK 119.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Dark red wine with scents of red, ripe fruits. Nice tannins with long finish. I had the wine with a calf / lamb minced meat steak, with which the wine tasted really good. Can also be enjoyed on its own.

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Quinta de Mimosa

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Thu, June 29, 2017 09:18:58

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2014.

Producer: Casa Ermelinda Freitas.

Grapes: Castelão Vinhas Velhas.

Alcohol: 14.5%.

Classification: Pamela DO.

Shop: Bom Dia, Lübeck (More shops).

Price: € 10,90.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

During a recent visit to Lübeck, I visited the ”Bom Dia” store, which specializes in import of wines and specialties from the Iberian peninsula. I bought this wine, made entirely on Sétubal’s iconic grape, Castelão, from old vines.

It is a beautiful, dark red wine with intense scents of cherry, black currant and vanilla. Fruitful wine with good balance between tannin and acidity and long finish. We had the wine with a good Danish minced steak (“Hakkebøf”), to which it went very well. Appealing wine, which is also fine without food.

In Denmark Adelino sells this wine.

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Festivo Cabernet Sauvignon Castelão

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Fri, June 23, 2017 15:03:59

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2014.

Producer: Casa Ermelinda Freitas.

Grapes: Castelão, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Alcohol: 13.5%.

Classification: Península de Setúbal V.R.

Shop: Adelino (More shops).

Price: DKK 69.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Extremely dark red wine with golden edges. Intense scents of black berries, blackcurrant among others. Rich, juicy, dry wine with pleasant tannins and nice acidity and a long finish. We had the wine with pork patties, to which it was OK. A bit boring in the long run.

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Casa Ermelinda Freitas Petit Verdot Reserva

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Thu, May 25, 2017 08:47:34

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2013.

Producer: Casa Ermelinda Freitas.

Grapes: Petit Verdot.

Alcohol: 14.5%.

Classification: Península de Setúbal V.R.

Shop: Jumbo Hipermercado, Cascais (More shops).

Price: € 9,69.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

I have previously tasted a Petit Verdot varietal.

It is a very dark red wine with intense scents of cherries. Good acidity and tannins with long finish. We enjoyed this nice wine with a Danish “Pariserbøf), with which it was great. The wine is available from Adelino.

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Casa Ermelinda Freitas Touriga Nacional

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Fri, January 27, 2017 17:22:45

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2012.

Producer: Casa Ermelinda Freitas.

Grapes: Touriga Nacional.

Alcohol: 14.5%.

Classification: Península de Setúbal V.R.

Shop: Adelino (More shops).

Price: DKK 125.-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Very dark wine with discreet aroma of red berries. Powerful wine with pleasant acid and tannins. The wine matched well with smoked pork saddle, spinach and potatoes.

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Casa Ermelinda Freitas Syrah

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Wed, January 18, 2017 09:56:55

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Type of wine: Red Wine.

Year: 2012.

Producer: Casa Ermelinda Freitas.

Grapes:Shiraz.

Alcohol: 14%.

Classification: .

Shop: Adelino (More shops).

Price: DKK 125,-.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Very dark red wine with an intense aroma of dark fruits and jams. Powerful wine with good tannins and along, somewhat uninteresting aftertaste. We had it with a Danish “Pariserbøf”, to which it paired well.

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Terras do Pó Branco

Wines from Setúbal Posted on Fri, December 02, 2016 08:53:23

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Type of wine: White wine.

Year: 2012.

Producer: Casa Ermelinda Freitas.

Grapes: Chardonnay, Viognier.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Classification: Peninsula de Setúbal V.R ..

Shop: Adelino (See more shops).

Price: DKK 55. -.

Rating in Martins: Not rated.

Today’s wine is made from a blend of Viognier and Chardonnay grapes.

The wine has an intense yellow color, vanilla fragrance and a creamy feel in the mouth. With a little bit of acid, the wine was a good choice for our Danish lunch (pickled herring, smoked salmon, pâté). A great wine for the price.

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