• Saturday Samplings - Focus Series: Portugal

  • Sat, 10/12/2019 at 12:00 pm
  • The Refectory Restaurant and Wine Shop
    1092 Bethel Rd
    43220 Columbus
Saturday Samplings - Focus Series: Portugal - The Refectory Restaurant and Wine Shop - Columbus

Terroir in Portugal is so diverse. From north to south, from east to west, from mountain to maritime vineyards, hot and dry or cool and green. In every style, from fizz to port, from crisp dry whites to elegant reds, in so many diverse ways, Portuguese wines are unique. Join us as we taste these unique wines!1.Seaside Vinho Verde , NV $7.99The floral aromas merge to perfection with tropical notes resulting in a complex elegant Vinho Verde.2.Esporao Verdelho, Alentejo,2017 $11.99 –The Wildcard!Fresh, elegant, intense fruit on the palate with mineral notes and a long and persistent finish.3.Assobio Red, Douro, 2015 $12.99This wine expresses the vibrant aromatics and flavors of the traditional Douro varieties and their potential when blended to produce well balanced, structured, gastronomic wines.4.Quinta do Cabriz Red, Dao, 2014 $9.99#46 Wine Spectator Top 100 , 90 p Wine Spectator A crisp and minerally red, with concentrated flavors of dark cherry, roasted plum and dried raspberry, layered with rich, spicy notes.5.Esporao Reserva, Alentejo , 2015 $24.99- Silvia’s Favorite!Smooth and rich, this ready-to-drink wine is powerful yet generous and rounded. Its tannins and black fruits are well balanced, offering richness and concentration. Wines will be accompanied by a selection of cheeses, crackers, canapes, artisan breads &olive oil. The cost for one flight (a sample of each of the wines) will be $15. No reservations required.