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Calcada Reserva Vinho Verde 2016

Descriptions:

The 2016 Portal da Calçada Reserva (Quinta da Calcada) is an unoaked, equal blend of Alvarinho, Loureiro, Arinto, Azal and Trajadura. It is relatively dry (6 grams per liter of RS) and comes in at 11.5% alc.

Appelation:
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Producer:
Adega do Salvador www.adegadosalvador.com
Accolades:
2016 not yet rated. Previous vintage 89 points Robert Parker
Availability:
SPEC +275719 Available at private wine shops and fine restaurants
Price:
Licensee 15.99/wholesale 12.88

Cabriz Dão Reserva Encruzado 2016

Descriptions:

The star white grape of the Dão region, Encruzado. Elegant and delicate aroma with fine minerality, citrus fruits and discreet wood. Made with the traditional Burgundy “batonnage” process of stirring the lees back up into the wine. The freshness stands out with beautiful fruity acidity and prefect balance. Light hints of smoke, ending with mineral and lemon-like notes. Aged 50% in stainless steel and 50% in oak.

Appelation:
Dão, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines http://www.globalwines.pt/
Accolades:
90 points/Best Buy Wine Enthusiast -"This is a beautiful wine, impressively bringing out the rich, creamy, yellow and white fruit flavors of Encruzado. A great value, it's ripe, lightly herbal and ready to drink"
Availability:
Listed. Available at select BCLDB Government Liquor Stores.
Price:
On shelf $21.99

QdoE Merlot/Baga 2014 Back in Stock

Descriptions:

“The Merlot certainly does its job here of smoothing out the Baga tannins. Together, they yield a soft, red-fruit flavoured wine with minimal tannins and juicy acidity, adding burst of flavour on the finish” Drink Now  Wine Enthusiast

Appelation:
Bairrada, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines http://www.globalwines.pt/
Accolades:
Wine Enthusiast
Availability:
SPEC +576975 Available at Private Wine Shops
Price:
licensee 17.49/wholesale 14.22

Q do E Preto Branco Reserva 2014

Descriptions:

Preto Branco translates into Black & White and what makes this wine interesting is that it’s a red wine made with indigenous grapes from the region of Bairrada including Baga, Touriga Nacional and a white native varietal called, Bical. Blueberries, cassis, violets, dusty cinnamon topped with shavings of allspice and gravel make this intriguing.

Appelation:
Bairrada, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines http://www.globalwines.pt/
Accolades:
92 points Wine Enthusiast
Availability:
Listed. Available at select BC Liquor Store
Price:
licensee 25.99/wholesale 20.29

Q do E Sparking Brut

Descriptions:

Quinta do Encontro is an innovative and creative winery in the Bairrada region, embracing the past while envisioning the future. The architecture of the winery includes a barrel-like exterior and corkscrew interior.  Winemaker: Osvaldo Amado

Varietals: 40% Bical, 40% Maria Gomes & 20% Arinto

Traditional Method. 12 months in cellar + 1 more month after degorgement.

Elegant bubbles with aromas of white fresh fruit jelly, citrus, hazelnut & biscuit. Taste of crisp nougat.

Appelation:
Bairrada, Portugal
Producer:
global Wines www.globalwines.pt
Accolades:
Availability:
SPEC +308445 Available at private wine shops and restaurants
Price:
Reduced to clear: licensee 11.79/wholesale 9.51

QdoE Sparkling Rosado Brut

Descriptions:

Quinta do Encontro is an innovative and creative winery in the Bairrada region, embracing the past while envisioning the future. The architecture of the winery includes a barrel-like exterior and corkscrew interior.  Winemaker: Osvaldo Amado

100% Tourigal Nacional– Traditional Method

6 months in cellar + 1 more month after degorgement.

Predominant cherry, strawberry & raspberry aromas with a fruity, elegant finish. A beautiful pink on it’s own or with Mediterranean & Asian/Indian cuisine.

Appelation:
Bairrada, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines www.globalwines.pt
Accolades:
Availability:
SPEC +241760 Available at private wine shops and restaurants
Price:
Licensee 16.49/wholesale 13.45

Xadrez Vinho Verde

Descriptions:

Xadrez translate to “chess” in English.

Vinho Verde is produced exclusively in the vinho verde region, located in the northwest of Portugal. Traditional grapes of Loureiro and Arinto form this fresh, crisp wine. Intense citrus with notes of tropical fruit.

Goes well with Mediterranean & Asian cuisine or on it’s own as an aperitif.

Low in alcohol 9.5%, so very easy drinking. High in Acidity.

Appelation:
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines, Dao Sul
Accolades:
Availability:
+168625 SPEC - available at private wine shops
Price:
retail 10.99/wholesale 8.90

Cabriz – Temporary Stock Out – New Vintage Arriving June 2018

Descriptions:

Iconic wine from Dão region. A blend of Alfrocheiro, Tinto-Roriz &  Touriga Nacional.

“A crisp and minerally red, with concentrated flavors of dark cherry, roasted plum

and dried raspberry, layered with rich, spicy notes. White chocolate details show on

the finish, accented by hints of pepper” 90 pts. Wine Spectator.BEST BUY

Top 100 list of wines reviewed in 2016

 

Note: Temporary Stock out … new shipment arriving June 2018 – with the 2015 vintage

Appelation:
Dao, Portugal
Producer:
Dao Sul
Accolades:
90 points Wine Spectator
Availability:
SPEC +623918. Available at private wine shops
Price:
licensee 15.99/12.99 wholesale