This vinho regional from Peninsula de Setubla is a ruby red wine with an aroma and flavors of ripe red and black fruit such as sour cherries, strawberries, blackberries and blueberries. A smooth and fresh tannin structure. The Syrah gives strength and an aromatic touch, the Castelao gives structure and red fruit aromas and the Aragonez gives elegance and personality to the wine.
Indicative blend: Castelao, Aragonez and Syrah. ‘Caves Alianza’ was bought by ‘Grupo Bacalhôa’ in 2007.
- One of the more sought-after wines from Setubal Peninsula. There has been a lowering of demand in the past year.
- This wine is difficult to find.
- This producer makes many wines including those from grapes Bical, Cabernet Sauvignon, Brandy, Touriga Nacional, Eau-de-Vie, Albarino (Alvarinho), Bordeaux Blend Red, Portuguese White Blend, Gin, Baga, Tinta Roriz (Aragonez) – Touriga, Muscat, Merlot, Rare White Blend, Tempranillo, Sangria, Cabernet – Grenache – Syrah, Muscat of Alexandria, Premixed Drinks, Greco, Castelao, Siria (Roupeiro), Verdelho, Syrah, Encruzado, Rare Rose Blend, Cabernet – Syrah/Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Rare Red Blend.
Producer Bacalhoa Vinhos de Portugal
Region / Appellation Setubal Peninsula
Country Hierarchy Portugal
Wine Style Red – Rich and Intense
Grape / Blend Portuguese Red Blend
Food Suggestion Beef and Venison