Colares Ramisco Red, Adega Viuva Gomes
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Colares Ramisco Red, Adega Viuva Gomes - 1969

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Tasting Notes

A traditional region a couple hours away from Lisbon has been crafting long-lived wines. Charming, complex aromatics of earth, spices, and a bit of animal. Fresh and good acidity with savory fruits and herbs. Decant for a couple hours to best enjoy this treat.


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Staff Pick Notes

Colares is a tiny Portuguese town perched on an idyllic, seaside cliff that looks like it's straight out of a nautical fairy tale. Unsurprisingly, the fairytale-esque land has fallen victim to real estate popularity. Ocean-front homes have smothered vineyard parcels for years, whittling down the land to a mere 50 acres. Ramisco is a red grape native to these brilliant beaches. Ancient vines run deep in salty earth lending themselves to exceptional quality. Ramisco is an individual: it grows no where else in the world, though many have tried. It is original. Adega Viuva Gomes Ramisco is a wine-world treasure. Its rarity and intrigue are second to none. A wine of legend. A noble secret shared only with those who are willing to learn.

- HG

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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