Esporao

Portugal > Alentejo

The origins of the Herdade do Esporão and its winemaking activities, date back to the prehistoric times of the megalithic cultures and the Bronze Age. Already during the Roman occupation, the wines of the settlement of Esporão were exported to the whole Empire. The boundaries of the estate were established ...

2008 Esporao Reserva Red

Reguengos, Alentejo, Portugal

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Other Vintages:

2010, 2009, 2007

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We've been singing the praises of Portuguese wines for years now but it's really exiting to see one in the top 5 people's choice at Boston Wine Expo. This is a dry red with good fruit flavors but it's really well balanced, meaning it's not too juicy, not too acidic, not too tannic, everything just seems to fall into place. It's hard to find a red wine drinker that doesn't immediatly fall in love with this wine. Plus, it has the cool factor of being from Portugal. Drink it with bbq pork, grilled mushrooms or all things beef!