2017 Tinto Lisboa ''Cigarra'' (Santos Lima, Casa)
Casa Santos Lima, "Cigarra" Tinto, Lisboa, Portugal 201730% Camarate, 30% Castelâo, 30% Touriga Nacional, 10% Trincadera JUICY RED BERRY & PLUM, SLIGHTLY SPICY, FRESH & SUPPLE A four-varietal blend showcasing the fresh, juicy appeal of the Camarate and Castelâo grapes, the Cigarra layers comforting dimensions of ripe fruit with spicy aromatic appeal, maintaining a lovely affability without compromising the rich dried berry flavors and mouth filling concentration that we've come to rely on from great Portuguese values. Santos Lima is a continuously operated sixth generation estate which prides itself on its affinity for the many stellar (albeit sometimes internationally obscure) indigenous varietals of Portugal. Serving Suggestion: Enthusiastically pounded pork cutlets lightly breaded & fried w/ baked okra & boiled potato salad w/ red cabbage. Chourico & sardine pizza w/ onions, tomatoes, garlic & cinnamon.