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2021 Lip-Smacking Wines From Portugal

03/06/2021

Here Are The Top 7 Award-Winning Wines From Portugal That Will Leave You Wanting For More.

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Apart from its football, golf, Piri Piri Chicken, Azulejos tiles, Portugal is also known for its WINE! 2021 Paris Wine Cup saw a blend of outstanding wines from all around the world. But the wines of Portugal seized the spotlight. 

Here are the best 7 award-winning wines from Portugal that will leave you wanting for more & the tasting notes given by our judges after curating the wines. 
 

Porta da Ravessa Reserva

2019 Porta da Ravessa Reserva by Adega Cooperativa de Redondo won a ‘Double Gold,’ ‘Wine Of The Year,’ ‘Best In Show By Country,’ ‘Best Wine By Quality,’ ‘Best Wine By Package,’ and Adega Cooperativa de Redondo got the ‘Winery Of The Year’ at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2019 Porta da Ravessa Reserva is a highly aromatic white wine with lemon, nectarine, and peach aromas. The wine has a brioche, baked bread mouthful that is pleasant on the palate. A rich white wine that is highly versatile in food pairings.

Porta da Ravessa

96 Points

Odisseia Grande Reserva

2015 Odisseia Grande Reserva by Jean-Hugues Gros Wines Unip Lda bagged the Gold medal at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2015 Odisseia Grande Reserva is a medium-bodied wine that has dark fruit flavors of blackberry, cherry, tobacco, and vanilla. The wine has well-integrated tannins that should be paired with rich meats and rich sauces.

93 Points

Porta da Ravessa

2019 Porta da Ravessa by Adega Cooperativa de Redondo grabbed the Gold medal along with the ‘Winery of the year’ at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2019 Porta da Ravessa is medium-bodied with that has flavors of cherry, plum, and strawberries. The wine is fresh on the palate with well-integrated tannins and a surprising amount of acidity. This is a great table wine!

91 Points


 

Porta da Ravessa Grande Escolha

2017 Porta da Ravessa Grande Escolha by Adega Cooperativa de Redondo won the Gold medal along with the ‘Winery of the year’ at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2017 Porta da Ravessa Grande Escolha is a full-bodied red wine with flavors of ripe plum and blackberries. Secondary flavors of vanilla, dark chocolate, and clove. This wine can age for some time. The wine should be enjoyed with rich meats.

90 Points

Monte Penedo Gordo Reserva Tinto

2015 Monte Penedo Gordo Reserva Tinto by Quinta das Arcas grabbed a Silver medal at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2015 Monte Penedo Gordo Reserva Tinto is an aromatic wine that’s full of blackcurrants, plum, and figs. The wine is full-bodied with ripe fruit and vanilla and leather. The wine would pair well with rich meats such as lamb or beef.

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Penedo Gordo Regional Tinto

2019 Penedo Gordo Regional Tinto by Quinta das Arcas bagged a Silver medal at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2019 Penedo Gordo Regional Tinto has flavors of both red and black fruits of cherry, raspberries, and blueberries. This wine is aromatic with fresh and dried fruits and red flowers. Excellent aperitif wine.


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Porta da Ravessa

2020 Porta da Ravessa by Adega Cooperativa de Redondo grabbed a Silver medal along with the ‘Winery Of The Year’ at the 2021 Paris Wine Cup.

2020 Porta da Ravessa is an elegant and refreshing rose that has flavors of strawberries, cranberries, and pomegranate. Aromatic wine that has a bouquet of red flowers, and candied fruits. It is a delicious aperitif wine.


 

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About Paris Wine Cup

Hosted by Beverage Trade Network, The Paris Wine Cup aims to recognize and promote wine brands that have successfully been created to identify with and target a specific wine drinker. A competition that judges the wines on the basis of Quality, Value, and Packaging.

Check out the 2021 PWC winners here.

To look at our judging panel, click here.

Paris Wine Cup will be assessed and judged by a leading panel of top-level wine buyers with current direct commercial buying responsibility. Or wine consultants and experts who are also directly involved in the development of new wine brands or buying wine for commercial resale.

Put your wines in front of them and get rated by Value, Quality, and Package. 

PWC Entry Process & Fees

Leading wine brands from around the world now have an opportunity to grow their business and gain the attention of wine buyers, wine directors, and influencers globally via the Beverage Trade Network Community.

Submit your wines in the 2022 Paris Wine Cup.