Porta Do Castelo, Portugal
Enoforum, a newly formed regional partnership, is emblematic of the dynamic modern Portuguese wine industry. It is formed of six producers working together to offer wines produced from local grape varieties that express their origins, at the same time appealing to a demanding international palate.
PORTA DO CASTELO
- Product Type: Red Wines
- Country: Portugal
- Region: Alentejo
- Appellation: Vinho Regional Alentejano
- Producer: Enoforum
- Vintage: 2010
- Alcohol: 13%
- Grape Varieties: 40% Trincadeira 40% Touriga Nacional 20%Tinta Caiada
- Closure: Screwcap
Intense, vibrant red fruits – cherry, strawberry – and spices on the nose. Full-bodied yet easy-drinking, with a refreshing, moreish finish.
The Alentejo region, located in southeast Portugal, has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry days and cooler nights. The grapes for this wine are mainly grown in vineyards that lie in the regions of Borba and Reguengos de Monsaraz, in the heart of the Alentejo and With 3,000 sunshine hours per year, this is one of the sunniest regions in Europe.
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