Filas Red, Quinta do Montalto
Staff Pick
Organic

Filas Red, Quinta do Montalto - NV

Item # 31129 (3L)
$19.96/ Single Bottle
You Save 10%
$79.84 $71.86/ Case of 4
Color
Red
Vintage
NV
Country
Region
Grape Variety

Item Notes

  • Currently this item can only be shipped in Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn or picked up at our store at 399 Lafayette St., NYC.

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Certified Organic

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


Tasting Notes

Quinta do Montalto has a farm of not only grapes but also olive groves and orchards. They're located north of Lisbon in the region of Ourem. This boxed red wine is a blend of local grapes and is an outstanding representation of how to make unoaked red wines in a meaningful fashion.


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Staff Pick Notes

We’ve been working with André Gomez’ Portuguese estate of Quinta do Montalto for quite a while, and it’s great to see that the usual high quality standard matched with rock-bottom pricing hits turbo when we change format from bottle to box (don’t forget, this 3L box may not look huge but it equates to four 750mL bottles). The Filas red is young, it’s fresh, it’s a blend, it’s chock full of vivacious fruit and juicy acidity--in short, it seems designed for this format and it’s a resounding success. Insta-party. House wine. Cheap picnic. Whatever you want to do with this it’s delicious.

- MCW

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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