A couple of contrasting Portuguese reds: Alvaro Castro Dao 2009 and Nieport Il Vertente Douro 2013

Portugal is among several regions that I taste from sparsely. ¬†This is mostly a function of geography and access, rather than intent: Portugal is not a weekend trip from Australia. ¬†These two wines illustrate the diversity on offer. ¬†The first is from Dao which is inland, and south of the Douro. ¬†Alvara Castro is reputedContinue reading “A couple of contrasting Portuguese reds: Alvaro Castro Dao 2009 and Nieport Il Vertente Douro 2013”