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Porto 6 Vinho Tinto 2021-Trader Joe’s $6 Portuguese Red

Porto 6 Vinho Tinto 2021-Trader Joe's $6 Portuguese Red Well actually $5.99, six-buck wine shouldn't taste this good, but it does. Portuguese wine is interesting,  they do not care what the rest of the wine world is doing. They do what is right for Portuguese wine. Value-priced wine has always been a staple of Portuguese…

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Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021-Trader Joe’s Excellent $9 Portuguese Red

Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021-Trader Joe's Excellent $9 Portuguese Red This is a $8.99 Red Blend from a 102-year-old Portuguese winery. The blend has Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, but the other two grapes are very Portuguese grapes, and this is an extremely tasty wine! Fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged for 9 months in…

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Porto 6 Vinho Tinto 2021

The Porto 6 Vinho Tinto 2021 (Vinho Tinto translates to Red Wine) is a Trader Joe’s $5.99 import exclusive sourced from vineyards in Lisboa Portugal. Lisboa is a region along the northern Atlantic coast near Lisbon. It is a large wine region with several sub-regions inside. Porto 6 Vinho Tinto 2021 is produced by Vidigal…

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Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021

The Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021 is a $8.99 Trader Joe’s import wine though it is available in other countries. This Red Blend is produced by Casa Ermelinda Freitas, a winery in business since 1920 in the south of Portugal inside the Setúbal Peninsula Region. This wine is a blend of Castelão (25% a local…

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Trader Joe’s Roseta Rosé 2022-A $6 Rose For Your Inner Hippie Gypsy

What if you could find a fun, flavorful, and affordable Rosé that stands out from the rest? Want to hear about a Portuguese wine that delivers on taste, even though it doesn’t exist on the internet? It’s Domain Dave, from cheapwinefinder.com, sharing my insights on a unique Trader Joe’s exclusive, Rosetta Rosé 2022. This wine,…

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Trader Joe’s Roseta Rosé 2022

The Trader Joe’s Roseta Rosé 2022 is a $5.99 Rosé wine from Portugal. The back label lists a bottler, Goavni Bottling, a Portuguese custom wine producer. The flask-style bottle is very reminiscent of the bottle used for Matuse Rosé, a brand of Rosé wine that has been around for 70 years. Matuse Rosé was probably…

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Freakshow Red Blend 2019

The Freakshow Red Blend 2019 is a blend of 59% Syrah, 37% Petite Sirah, and Souzao (a blending grape mainly used in making Port wine) sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards in the Lodi AVA. FreakShow is a line of wine from Michael and David Phillips, fifth-generation growers (the 6th generation is also part of the…

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Espiral Vinho Verde – Trader Joe’s

The Espiral Vinho Verde – Trader Joe’s is a $4.45 Trader Joe’s exclusive. Vinho Verde is a region in Northern Portugal and not a particular grape. These wines are typically inexpensive wines with bright acidity and bracing citrus flavors. They are also a little fizzy. Vinho Verde wines were originally slightly carbonated because the winemakers…

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Aiolas Red Blend 2019

The Aiolas Red Blend 2019 is a $5.99 Trader Joe's import wine, a DOC designated wine from the  Dão region of Portugal. TJ's does not offer any information concerning this Red blend.This is somewhat unfortunate since the wines of Portugal tend to be unique. they often use indigenous grapes such as Touriga Franca or Tinta Barroca….

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Aiolas Red Blend 2019

The Aiolas Red Blend 2019 is a $5.99 Trader Joe’s import wine, a DOC designated wine from the  Dão region of Portugal. TJ’s does not offer any information concerning this Red blend. This is somewhat unfortunate since the wines of Portugal tend to be unique. they often use indigenous grapes such as Touriga Franca or Tinta…

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Capela Santa Margarida Red 2016

The Story The Capela Santa Margarida Red 2016 is a blend of 40% Aragonez (Tempranillo), 40% Trincadeira (a local varietal) and 20% Alicante Bouschet (a hybrid grape mostly used in blends) farmed in vineyards in the Alentejano region of southern Portugal. Capa Santa Margarida is an ancient 15th-century chapel and the vineyards located on what was…

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Paxis Red Blend 2013

The Paxis Red Blend 2013 is a blend of Touriga Nacional (this THE red grape of Portugal), Tinta Roriz (also known as Tempranillo), and Touriga Franca (an indigenous grape that mixes well with Touriga Nacional) sourced from vineyards in the Lisboa region of Portugal. I found Paxis on sale for $6.99 and while this is the…

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Colossal Reserva Red 2015

The Colossal Reserva Red 2015 is a blend of 30% Touriga Nacional (probably the #1 Red grape of Portugal), 30% Syrah, 30% Tinta Roriz (known as Tempranillo in Spain), and 10% Alicante Bouschet sourced from Casa Santos Lima estate vineyards in the Lisboa wine region of Portugal. The Colossal Reserva is something of a rare wine,…

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Confidencial Reserva Tinto 2014

The Confidencial Reserva Tinto 2014 is a blend of more than 10 grape varietals farmed in Casa Santos Lima estate vineyards in the Lisboa growing region north and west of Lisbon in Portugal. What is confidencial about this wine is the grapes used. Many of the grapes grown in Portugal are indigenous to the region and…

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Porta 6 Red 2015

The Porta 6 Red 2015 is a blend of 50% Aragonez (the Portuguese name for Tempranillo and in Portugal this grape is also known as Tinto Roriz. Wine can be confusing enough without having 2 names for the same grape), 40% Castelão, and 10% Touriga Nacional (both indigenous local grapes) grown in the Lisboa region (north and west…

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90+ Cellars Big Red Blend Lot 113 2015

The 90+ Cellars Big Red Blend Lot 113 2015 is an unusual blend of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Tempranillo, and Souzoa sourced from vineyards in Lodi, California. 90+ Cellars are Negociants, what negociants do is purchase surplus wine from wineries and sell it under their own label. Sometimes they buy fermented juice from a famous winery…

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Aermate: A Wine Gadget That Works!

Ok, you are with three friends and you decide to share a bottle of wine. You pour wine into four glasses and finish off the bottle. After twenty minutes, the glasses are empty. The wine was ok – but nothing to shout about. You make a mental note to not buy that particular bottle again….

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Vilalva Douro Reserva 2010

The 2010 Vilalva Douro Reserva Red Blend is a $6.99 ALDI’s import exclusive, made for them by Enoport United Wines from grapes grown in the Douro DOC of Portugal. This is a DOC wine which is Portugal’s highest quality classification. Portuguese wines use indigenous grapes, you will not find Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon, but you…

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Forlorn Hope Que Saudade 2010

This post isn’t necessarily about the 2010 Forlorn Hope Que Saudade Verdelho, it is an extremely small production wine, 527 cases, that was released a couple of years ago (there are newer vintages available). This is a wine a found at a clearance/end of bin sale, when it was first released it sold for $20 to…

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Herdade da Comporte Red 2007

The Herdade da Comporta Red 2007 is a single Estate vineyard farmed blend of  40% Aragonez (known as Tempranillo in Spain), 40% Alicante Bouschet (a cross of French grape Petit Bouschet and Grenache), 10% Touriga Franca (one of the grapes used to make Port) and 10% Trincadeira (another grape used in Port) grown in the Peninsula de…

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2010 Herdade Da Comporta White

The 2010 Herdade Da Comporta White is a blend of 65% Arinto and 35% Antão Vaz grapes grown on Comporta Estate Vineyards in the Peninsula de Setubal region of Portugal.  Arinto and Antão Vaz are two of the main indigenous White grapes of Portugal, they are often blended together, Antão Vaz gives the wine good body and…

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2010 Alange Syrah

The 2010 Alange Syrah is sourced from Estate vineyards located in the Ribera del Guadiana DO of Southwest  Spain, about an hour from the Portuguese border. The Ribera del Guadiana region is very hot in the summer with low amounts of rain (just like Chicago this year), causing the grapes to be harvested a full…

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Gazela Vinho Verde

The Gazela Vinho Verde is a traditional Portuguese White wine blend sourced from estate vineyards and private small farms in the Vinho Verde DO in Northwest Portugal. Vinho Verde translates to “green wine” not in terms of color, but green as in unseasoned or aged. The blend consists of mainly Loureiro, with smaller amounts of…

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2010 Valtea Albariño

The 2010 Valtea Albariño is 100% Albariño sourced from Estate vineyards, both estate property and rented vineyards in the Rias Baixas region of Western Spain. This wine is produced by Bodegas Vilarvin and their property is located less than one mile north of the Portuguese border. Albariño is THE white grape of Rias Baixas and has been growing in this…

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2010 Tussock Jumper Aragonez/Touriga Nacional

The Tussock Jumper Aragonez/Touriga Nacional is a red blend sourced from the Alentejo region in southern Portugal. Aragonez (75%) is the Portuguese name for Tempranillo and Touriga National (25%) is The red grape of Portugal and is one of the main grapes used to make Port. The Alentejo region has been a leading Portuguese wine…

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