"Trans Douro Express Baixo Corgo," Mateus Nicolau de Almeida, Douro
Staff Pick
Organic

"Trans Douro Express Baixo Corgo," Mateus Nicolau de Almeida, Douro - 2018

Item # 39012 750mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
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$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

A juicy red wine from a cooler region of the Douro in Baixo Corgo. Full of pulpy black fruits, bright acidity and structured tannins on the finish. A delicious choice for the table alongside smoked and cured meats.


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Staff Pick Notes

This is an extremely light, floral, and fragrant wine that pairs well with salad or pizza. Easy drinking. Trans Douro Express Baixo Corgo is a blend of local Portuguese grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Francesca. Which comes up as a beautiful bouquet of fresh strawberries, heirloom tomatoes and red cherries. Its color is dark and ruby.

- DK

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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