Monte da Casteleja

SARAH AHMED 50 Great Portuguese Wines

mg_3759Monte da Casteleja Maria Selection Red 2007 has been selected by the english wine writer Sarah Ahmed elected by the Association of Portuguese Wine Importers APWI to nominate the best 50 Portuguese wines of 2009.

Sarah Ahmed, responsible for the website Wine The Wine Detective ade more than 5 travels and hundreds of wine tastings all over Portugal during 2009, and awarded our wine, the only one from the Algarve region for her 50 Great Portugueses Wines.

This selection occur every year, made by english journalists that best know and write about Portuguese wines. This list highlights the best wines produced in Portugal.

sarahahmed“An attractive floral nose and palate with wild, bright cherry and pomegranate and subtle spice underscored by pithy tannins. Put me in mind of Conceito’s Bastardo from the Douro with its combination of intensity and delicacy.”

Sarah Ahmed
The Wine Detective, February 2010