Portugal’s Douro Valley is home to some of the world’s most intriguing grape varietals. traditionally, many of the Douro’s grapes have gone into port, but the same grapes make wonderful rich red wines.
Case in point is 2016 Vale do Bomfim–a field blend combined with Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional grapes. Red and black fruit dominate along with some spicy pepper–great BBQ red. 13.00
2015 Pombal do Vesuvio rich fruit character reminds of why I enjoy a good port–thanks to a combination of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Amarela, those rich, robust flavors come rolling out. Exceptional value: 28.00