Portugal Table

Cozs (Antonio Marques Da Cruz e Tiago Teles) 2020 Vinho Branco Vital Macerado (Orange)

A delightful and idyllic orange wine from Tiago Teles and Antonio Marques-da Cruz. 100% Vital - a rare local grape from the Serra de Montejunto near Lisbon, with two weeks of maceration on the skins, and aging for about a year in old barrels. From my little experience with Vital, there is a LOT of character, but it's not overwhelmingly fragrant on the nose. Along with subtle overtones of stone fruit and salt, there are lovely aromas of crushed skins. Delicate tannins, elegant, and food friendly. Well worth a try for fans of skin contact wines.  -EL

  • white
  • 20 in stock
  • $20.99

  • Low Sulfur

Filipa Pato NV Bairrada Brut Rose "3B" Sparkling

Bairrada, with its cooler maritime climate, has a long history of producing fresh and distinctive sparkling wines of quality from the native grapes of the region. Filipa Pato admirably keeps the tradition alive with her delicious and unpretentious brut rosé made from a blend of Bairrada’s signature noble red variety Baga and the tangy high acid white grape, Bical. Spicy and zesty with notes of bright citrus and red berries, this is a great (and affordable!) pairing for baked fish with paprika and Iberian olive oil, smoked fish or a party with a variety of hors d'oeuvres...

  • rosé
  • 10 in stock
  • no discount
  • $14.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Galactic Wines (Miguel Viseu) 2019 Sarava Vinho Branco

What a treat! A Loureiro from northern Portugal, essentially in the Vinho Verde region, that is complex, mineral, and much like some of our favorite Muscadets. Relatively neutral on the nose, save for a hint of lemon pith and wet stone,  the palate is fresh and chiseled. 3 days of gentle skin contact lend some weight and flesh to the mid-palate. The lime blossom and saline notes give way to more breadth as the wine opens up, likely thanks to the aging, which is done half in stainless steel, but also 25% in chestnut barrels and 25% in tinaja (local anfora).  -EL

  • white
  • 5 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Humus NV Lisboa Vinho Tinto

Humus is a winery from the Lisbon area, focused on producing wines from organic vineyards and with minimal intervention. This delicious Tinto is a blend of Touriga Nacional, Syrah, and Tinta Barocca. The style is perfect for every-day drinking, and a multitude of food pairings. Medium bodied, with some earth and nice acidity.   -EL

  • red
  • 6 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 46 in stock
  • $8.99

Mainova 2019 Alentejo Mainova Castelao Rose

A delightful, pale and lightly-hued rosé of Castelão from the Alentejo region in southern Portugal. Balanced acidity and body, with a subtle red fruit on the nose, and a long, mineral finish. -EL

  • rosé
  • 2 in stock
  • $28.99

Quinta da Mariposa 2017 Dao Vinho Tinto

Lúcia Freitas manages Quinta da Mariposa, located in Carregal do Sal in the Dao región of Portgal. The Dao is home to Portugal’s oldest varieties, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz. Mariposa’s Tinto is a blend of both of these varieties and a little bit of Jaen (or, Mencia). It shows notes of wild strawberry, bramble, some brown spice and fresh herbs. JDC

  • red
  • 13 in stock
  • $14.99

Ramilo 2018 Vinho Regional Lisboa Branco

A charming little white from the Lisboa region, clearly showcasing the salinity of the Atlantic, and the local grapes Arinto and Viosinho. -EL

  • white
  • 17 in stock
  • $13.99

  • red
  • 20 in stock
  • $18.99

  • white
  • 58 in stock
  • $7.99

Vale da Capucha 2018 Torres Vedras Branco

This is a white that is unmistakably influenced by the Atlantic, and the Lisboa region. Mostly Fernao Pires, with some Arinto as well. Both grapes give a salty and mineral character, which is on full display here. A perfect introduction to Pedro's wines, and a uniquely Portuguese white.

  • white
  • 8 in stock
  • $32.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Vale da Capucha 2018 Vinho Regional Lisboa Fossil Tinto

This is a blend of Tinto Roriz, Touriga Nacional, and Syrah. Very tasty, with dark, blackberry and blueberry fruit, and silky tannins.

  • red
  • 4 in stock
  • $23.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Vale da Capucha NV Torres Vedras Branco Especial

This is a special wine (not just because it's called "Especial!"), a solera that Pedro started in 2013 and has been adding to since then. A blend of mostly Arinto, Alvarinho, and Fernao Pires, with some skin contact. There's lovely structure in the mid-palate, with bright salinity, and slightly oxidative finish. A very cool wine.   -EL

  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $41.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur