Dão, Beiras


Prunus(PT) Private Selection Tinto 2016

Delightfully funky in that distinctly Portuguese way. Perfectly balanced and about as “interesting” as you can get for $13 without using the word euphemistically. The label recommends pork or chicken. Honey glazed tofu worked for us, but stewed oxtail did not. — 9 days ago

Casa Américo

Dão Jaén 2014

Beautiful earthy red.... raspberry, mulberry, candied cherry and eucalyptus with mineral earthiness that just close the deal. A bit brief but Casa Américo has accomplish a wanderful expression of the Jaén ( mencia ) under appreciated grape ... it does benefit from decanting and a temperature around 14 Celsius. — a month ago

Filipa Pato

3B Extra Bruto Baga Rosé

A beautiful dry rosé from Portugal that surprises and impresses. Found at Heartbreakers Pizza — 8 days ago

Quinta da Giesta

Giesta Dão Tinta Roriz 2016

"this wine has a natural wonderful freshness with floral highlights and a succulent ripe red fruit palate, providing a long fruity finish to the wine." — 4 days ago

Filipa Pato

Nossa Calcario Branco Bical

Soo delicious. Crisp but not overly acidic. You can tell the baga grapes were grown in limestone soil. Pairs really nicely with lots of different foods. — 4 days ago


Espumante Bruto Branco Fernão Pires

Floral, yet very dry. Lovely sparkling white, would pair well with just about anything. — 12 days ago

Quinta dos Grilos

Reserva Dão Red Blend 2015

My first bottle of coronavirus wine. Picked out and delivered by my liquor store. Very good. Fruity but pretty smooth. — 2 days ago

Antonio Madeira

Vinhas Velhas Dão Red Blend 2017

Zona cálida, dorado,semilla sésamo nariz y boca — 16 days ago

Filipa Pato


Covid-19 wine #2: virtually shared with home boy at dusk. Portuguese Baga, give it air as has a delicate but Nebbiolo-ish shade. 12.5%, Skurnik importer. I’m enjoying Portugal now. Plus my MD/ epidemiologist neighbor listened to my lungs and gave me a clean bill of health. Now to work and help keep our patients healthy in pandemic anxiety. — 18 days ago

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