Vidigal Vinho Regional Lisboa 2016 Bag in Box
- Vidigal is a medium-sized winery based in Leiria focused on interesting, flavorful wines from the regions of Dão, Lisboa, and Vinho Verde
- Owner António Lopes is as hands-on as they come, and spends most of his time side by side in the cellar with his two winemakers Antonio Ventura and Rafael Neuparth
ABOUT THE WINE
Vidigal Reserva was one of the first Reserve wines from the former region o Estremadura, currently labeled Lisbon (Region). We believe this region to be of crucial importance to the future of Portuguese wines. Soil type is clay and limestone.
Vintage: 2016 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: 70% Tinta Roriz / 20% Castelao / 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: Portugal | Appellation: Lisboa
Elaboration: Hand picked and delivered to the winery to be sorted, destemmed and crushed. Fermented in stainless steel with temperature control. No oak.
Winemaker: Antonio Mendes Lopes, Antonio Ventura, Rafael Neuparth, and Arnaldo Simoes
Deep ruby color. Aroma of ripe red fruits with hints of raspberry. Full bodied and soft in the mouth with good character. Available in 750ml bottle as well.
Production: 5,000 cases | Alcohol: 13.2% | TA: 5.7 g/l | Residual Sugar: 8.4 g/l | pH: 3.52
PRESS & POINTS
2016 – 90 Points, WineX
“One of the nicest reds I’ve tasted in 10 years on this show!” – James Martin, BBC Saturday Kitchen
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