Bloomberg the famous American news agency highlighted seven wines from the Alentejo region by taste compared with price. According to the news agency, more precisely Elin Mccoy tasted excellent wines and consider that some of the bottles of wine under 25 USD taste double of the price category.
Elin Mccoy (Bloomberg) wrote an article entitled “Bottles of wine under 25 USD that taste as if they cost twice that”, where he mentioned seven wines from different wine producers from Alentejo.
Bloomberg, Elin Mccoy Alentejo mentions
Besides this publication, is common to write also for The New York Times, House & Gardner, or Decanter Magazine. The mentioned wines were :
Rubrica ( Luís Duarte), white, 2019;
Cartuxa ( Fundação Eugénio de Almeida), white, 2018
Monte Velho (Herdade do Esporão), red wine, 2019
Herdade dos Grous (Herdade dos Grous), red, 2018
Amphora (Herdade do Rocim), red, 2018
Herdade de Coelheiros (Coelheiros), red 2017
A Touriga Vai Nua (Fita Preta), red 2019
Elin Mccoy made also an excellent reference to the quality of wines and the efforts of the wine producers on the sustainable practices to produce these amazing products. Besides the 7 wines from Alentejo, the author also mentioned more 8 wines of Portugal from different regions.
Alentejo wines may have different characteristics, depending on the sub-region. For instance, wines from the Portalegre area usually are fresh and complex, while in Évora, Redondo, Reguengos, and Borba can be more smooth and harmonious.
Each of the winemakers has their own goals, according to investments already done, or brand target or even sustainable practices more uniform. You will also find amazing blends or even single grape variety wines (Monocasta in Portuguese).
Alentejo wine region is beautiful and you should consider visiting on your next trip to Portugal. From Talha Wines, cork to amazing local cheeses that you will be able to taste in a wine pairing. Experiences with flavors that you will love. In conclusion, relieve your senses while traveling to Portugal, because you will love every single minute. If would like to read the full article, click here.