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Venancio da Costa Lima Palmela Reserva
Venancio da Costa Lima
Portugal - Setúbal Peninsula - Palmela DOC

Intense garnet color, complex nose with touches of ripe fruit, jam and spices, full-bodied flavor and a very balanced finish.

Specifications
Appellation
Palmela DOC
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Castelao (also known as Periquita)
Soil type
clay-limestone
Vinification
Classic vinification at controlled temperature with prolonged maceration for phenolic extraction. Aged 8 months in French oak.
Pairings

Pasta, Cheese, red meat and game.

Reviews and News

2014 Venancio da Costa Lima Palmela Reserva - GOLD MEDAL - Wines of Portugal Challenge 2017

2014 Venancio da Costa Lima Palmela Reserva - GOLD MEDAL - Wines of Portugal Challenge 2017

wines of portugal challenge 2017 gold medal"Made from Castelão grapes, Venâncio da Costa Lima Reserva 2014 is an excellent example of this red grape variety, cherished locally at the region. It is an intense, full-bodied wine with great aging potential. The ideal pair for red meat dishes, strong cheeses and game. The 2014 vintage dates exactly one century after Venâncio da Costa Lima foundation, in 1914."
- Wines of Portugal Challenge 2017 (May 2017), GOLD MEDAL

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2013 Venancio da Costa Lima Palmela Reserva - 88 PTS + BEST BUY - W&S

2013 Venancio da Costa Lima Palmela Reserva - 88 PTS + BEST BUY - W&S

wine and spirits logo 250"This wine’s velvety texture has a brisk edge of high-toned acidity. Its flavors bring to mind peach fuzz and the red flesh around the pit, juicy raspberries and the bitterness of dried mushrooms. It’s a fruity wine for barbecued pork."
- Wine & Spirits Magazine (Year's Best Portuguese Reds, February 2017), 88 pts + BEST BUY

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Producer Information: Venancio da Costa Lima

Venâncio “da Costa Lima”, as he was known, was born in 1892 in the town of Quinta do Anjo. In 1914, he founded the Casa Agrícola Venâncio da Costa Lima, ...
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