Monthly Archives: January 2015

Patria 10-Year-Old Port Wine

DO Douro, Portugal (Touriga Nacional; Tinta Roriz; Touriga Franca; Tinto Cão; Tinta Barroca) 750 mL Type: Fortified grapes: Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional Country of origin: Portugal Region: Douro Oenology: Fermentation stopped by the addition of brandy, aged in wood to be bottled. Tasting notes: Presents a mean age of 10 years, which gives it a silky texture, balanced and a very intense aroma of dried fruit. It is a full bodied wine revealing a huge aromatic persistence. More info: http://www.enoforumwines.com/wine/patria-porto-10-years/.
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Patria Tawny

DO Douro, Portugal (Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional) 750ml Type: Fortified Grapes: Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional Country of origin: Portugal Region: Douro Oenology: Wine fermented with partial stalk at a controlled temperature (24-28 º C) when the wort reaches the desired sweetness, fermentation is stopped by the addition of brandy, and was then aged in oak until bottling. Tasting notes: Blondish red wine, with sweet aromas of red fruit compote well framed with a wood with hints of vanilla. Item PO06 More info: http://www.enoforumwines.com/wine/patria-porto-tawny/.
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Patria Alvarinho

DO Vinho Verde, Portugal (100% Alvarinho) 750 ml  Type: White Grapes: Alvarinho Country of origin: Portugal Region: Vinhos Verdes Oenology: The grapes are fermented by gently pressing at low pressure, which is followed by the alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures. At the time of bottling, the wine is filtered and stabilized prior action by the cold. Tasting notes: Pátria Alvarinho presents a citrine color, aroma of tropical fruits, complex and elegant. In the mouth has a good volume and balance with excellent freshness and long finish. Item PO03 Source: http://www.enoforumwines.com/wine/patria-alvarinho/.
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Patria Vinho Verde

DO Vinho Verde, Portugal (100% Vinho Verde) 750 ml Type: White Grapes: Arinto, Loureiro, Trajadura Country of origin: Portugal Region: Vinhos Verdes Oenology: The grapes are fermented by gently pressing at low pressure, which is followed by the alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures. At the time of bottling, the wine is filtered and stabilized prior action by the cold. Tasting notes: Fruity, foppish, fizzy, smooth and lightweight, the Pátria Vinho Verde has a citrus color, is a refreshing wine with aromas classic and modern character. ItemPO05 More info: http://www.enoforumwines.com/wine/patria-vinho-verde/.
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Patria Red

DOC Alentejo, Portugal (40% Trincadeira, 40% Aragonez, 20% Castelao) 750 ml Type: Red Grapes: Aragonez, Castelão, Trincadeira Country of origin: Portugal Region: Alentejo Oenology: Hand-picked grapes are unloaded and immediately destemmed and crushed. The fermentation begins in vats at controlled temperature of 28ºC (82.4ºF). Maceration was intense and prolonged. The wine ages in vats and was stabilized and filtered over the course of one year. Tasting notes: This wine presents a crystal clear garnet colour, with a nose full of red fruit, mellow and full-bodied, with soft tannins that gives it a lingering finish.  Item PO04 More info: http://www.enoforumwines.com/wine/patria/.
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Porta Do Castelo

DO Alentejo, Portugal (40% Trincadeira, 40% Touriga Nacional, 20% Tinta Caiada) 750 ml Porta do Castelo Shelf Talker 4 x 3 Porta do Castelo Shelf Talker 2 x 2 The name of this wine is associated with a twelfth century legend. It is about conquering, again, of one of many Alentejo villages by the Portuguese knights. This legend goes back to the time when this Alentejo village was in the hands of the North African Moors and D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, was striving to recapture the land, in order to expand the young nation. He did recently proclaim its independence. It is the tale of Salúquia, the daughter of a noble Moor and the bride of the young Alcaide (a sort of Mayor) of the castle. Looking out from the top of one of the Castle’s towers, Salúquia was awaiting for the return of Alcaide, her.
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