Indicative blend: Castelao, Trincadeira and Camarate. This producer also makes a white wine. Ensure your merchant has the color you are looking for.
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $5
The Portuguese Red Blend is a flexible term used to describe the numerous and varied compositions of blended red wines made from indigenous Portuguese grape varieties. Portugal is famous for the fortified port wines of Douro, but also notorious for having hundreds of different grape varieties planted within its borders.... more
Ribatejo is an administrative region of central Portugal. It is not to be confused with its similar-sounding eastern neighbor, Alentejo. A warm, dry area, it is also Portugal's only landlocked region – though it is influenced considerably by the Tejo river (Tagus in English) which influences its name.
Until Portugal's 2009 comprehensive wine-legislation review, wine labels from this area were relatively simple. The lower-level VR (Vinho Regional) wines were labeled as Ribatejano VR, while the higher-quality DOC wines were Ribatejo DOC. Now, however, the words have been tweaked and they stand as Tejo VR and Do Tejo DOC. To complicate matters further, the Portuguese name changes came at a similar time as those made at the European legislative level, so the VR (Vinho Regional) category is now an Indicacoes Geograficas Protegidas (IGP).... more
Portugal has undergone something of a wine revolution in the past couple of decades. This archetypal Old World country has long been famous for little more than its fortified wines (port and madeira) and tart, light whites (vinho verde), but is now stealing headlines the world over for its new wave of rich, ripe, dry red wines. While it would be simplistic to brand thes ... more
Case of 6 Btls
|Other wines from this producer:|
|Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo Bridao Reserva, Vinho Regional Ribatejano|
|Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo Bridao Classico, Vinho Regional Ribatejano|
|Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo Plexus Frisante Vinho de Mesa Rose|
|Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo Bridao Classico Branco, Vinho Regional Ribatejano|
|Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo Plexus Frisante Vinho de Mesa Branco|
|Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo Xairel Branco, Vinho Regional Ribatejano|
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