WINES OF THE WEEK
Broadbent Douro Red 2019
Varietal: Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Nacional, and Touriga Franca.
Region: Douro, Portugal
Tasting profile: Violet in color with aromas of fresh blackberry, black cherry, black plum, and blueberry with hints of violet, lilac, black pepper, and herbs. The palate is dry, medium-bodied, and has a pleasant level of acidity. Flavors of black fruits with medium tannin and a good fruity finish.
Food pairing: Enjoy savory beef dishes, mushrooms, and risotto.
Vera Vinho Verde 2020
Varietal: Arinto, Azal, and Loureiro
Region: Vinho Verde, Portugal
Tasting profile: Vera means true. The wine is true to its region, representing ripe apple fruit, spice, lemon zest, and a refreshingly crisp finish. A great porch sipper for this Spring season.
Food pairing: Great with sushi, chicken, salads, and pasta.
Zestos Garnacha Tinto 2020
Region: Madrid, Spain
Tasting profile: A vivid ruby red color. A bouquet of ripe red cherry, blackberry, spice, and floral notes. A silky dry palate with flavors of black raspberry, and cherry. A wine with good depth, silky smooth, and sweet berries on the finish. Harvested from organic vineyards.
Food pairing: Pairs well with poultry, salmon, spicy food, and wild game.