Gerações da Talha, Farrapo Tinto, Alentejo

Gerações da Talha, Farrapo Tinto, Alentejo - 2021

Item # 48919 750mL

A dry red blend of Alfrocheiro, Aragonês, Trincadeira, Moreto, and Rosaque from this historic estate that has specialized in Vinhos da Talha (amphorae) since the 18th century. Vinified and aged in amphorae, this is full-bodied, with dark fruit, herbs, and is completely unoaked. Pair with Alentejo presunto.

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Alentejo

Alentejo is Portugal's "New World," producing extroverted, ripe wines in comparatively modern styles. The region lies at the the far southern end of Portugal, inland and south from Lisbon, touching the Spanish border on the east. The climate is, as expected, quite hot and decidedly un-Atlantic. The scenery consists of large, undulating plains that experience far more continental climate conditions, and the wines produced here are indeed quite a far cry from the earthy, terroir-driven wines of...

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Alfrocheiro

A Portuguese red grape of cloudy origin, Alfrocheiro was once thought to be a relative of Pinot Noir. Today, Portugal is indeed considered to be the birthplace of the grape, and it plays an important role in the red wines of the Dão (though it is also found in Alentejo, Ribatejo and Palmela). In spite of being a relative youngster among the other prominent grapes of the Dão, Alfrocheiro is highly regarded by winemakers due to the quality of the wines it yields. Sometimes known as Tinta...

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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 style. Vinho Verde is Portugal’s most famous white wine. Literally translated as "green wine," it...

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