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Tinto Eight Red Blend – 750ml
An exotic wine blend of grape varietals indigenous to the lush valleys of the Beira Interior region. The goal of the winemaker was to handcraft an authentic wine that represents the region without being influenced by commercialization. Expect bold flavors of cherry, plum, and raspberry.
20% Rufete 20% Tinta Roriz 20% Marufo 20% Jaen 10% Trincadeira 10% Bastardo
Pairing GuideBBQ Turkey Legs, Thick Beef Stews, Potato Leek Soup, and The History Channel
Stories behind the wine
The Vineyard plantation in this region is ancient, going back to the times when Romans occupied the Iberian Peninsula. Evidence of this grape growing region was found in a vineyard called “A forca.” Archeologists found a statue dating back to the first century AD of a man with a basket of grapes on his head. Nowadays the statue can be seen in the National Museum of Archaeology in Lisbon. Eighty percent of the grapes used for this blend are indigenous to the Beira region.