Red Wines

Lidio Carraro Elos Touriga Nacional - Tannat

Lidio Carraro Elos Touriga Nacional / Tannat 2008

13 % Abv. 1.3kg / plant. Encruzilhada do Sul. Granitic soil.

( blend of 77% Touriga Nacional and 23% Tannat )

Deep ruby colour with violet reflections. Floral aromas of violets, geranium and jasmine; intensely aromatic with notes of blackberry, plum and blueberry. Hints too of cassis, chocolate and pepper. Excellent mouth weight, finely balanced with mature tannins, shows good length. No oak used.


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Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Tannat 2006

16% Abv. 100% Tannat

With yield of just 1kg / vine, intense fruit concentration to be expected – and is present – in this true blockbuster ! Tannat is a grape which takes time to mature, so harvest doesn’t take place until April. Remains in tank for 14 months prior to bottling.

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Dadivas

Lidio Carraro Dadivas Pinot Noir 2010

12.5 % Abv. 100% Pinot Noir

Fruity yet distinctively earthy Pinot nose. Aromatic red fruit, fragrant and with a touch of spice. Juicy and mouth-filling, supple, soft and very moreish. Long finish. No oak used. A lovely accompaniment to venison, duck or other game meat.

Strongly recommended.


Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Merlot

Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Merlot 2005

14% Abv. 1.3kg / plant. Encruzilhada do Sul. Granitic soil

The wine is blended from four separate parcels of merlot. Once fermented, it remained in tank for more than one year prior to bottling.

Bright ruby colour. Intense aromas, suggesting ripe red fruits, guava and spices. Intense and persistent on the palate, with complex mix of plum, leather, earth, cocoa and a hint of mint. Well balanced, shows typical Merlot characteristics, though no oak involved.

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Lidio Carraro Dadivas Merlot -Cabernet Sauvignon

Lidio Carraro Dadivas Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

13.5% Abv. 2.8kg / plant. Encruzilhada do Sul. Granitic soil.

Lidio Carraro Dadivas Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 ( blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon )

Deep ruby red. Aroma of ripe red fruits, plum, strawberry and mulberry, giving way to spicy notes and a hint of chocolate and leather. Ripe tannins, good freshness and well balanced. Medium bodied, supple and fruity. No oak used.

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Lidio Carraro Agnus Merlot

Lidio Carraro Agnus Merlot 2008

13% Abv. 3kg / plant. Encruzilhada do Sul. Granitic soil

Brilliant ruby red. Distinctive bouquet of fresh red fruits, including strawberry, raspberry and black mulberry, giving way to spices. Good structure, full bodied, supple and fruity with smooth tannins and showing excellent length. Persistent, balanced and velvety on the palate. Ageing potential. No oak used.

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Valduga Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

Casa Valduga Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

13% Abv.

12 months in French oak. Deep purple-red with violet reflections. Delicate bouquet of ripe red fruits, cassis and hint of herbs. Savoury olive on palate, coffee and chocolate with nutty vanilla from the oak. Robust, full bodied and balanced with maturing tannins. Lovely wine, great accompaniment to food.

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Valduga Premium Cabernet Sauvignon

Casa Valduga Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

13,5% Abv.

Ruby red with violet tones. Complex, lively bouquet with aromas of red fruits, plums and cherries. Rich on the palate with vanilla, coffee and chocolate flavours, some structure too from French oak. Strong bodied, with supple tannins supporting significant weight in the mouth.


Valduga Premium Merlot

Casa Valduga Premium Merlot 2007

13.5% Abv.

Purple with ruby-red traces. Aromas of spices, cherries, light touches of vanilla, chocolate and almonds. Smooth tannins with good mouth volume, well balanced between alcohol and acidity.


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Casa Valduga Cabernet Franc Premium 2007

13.5% Abv.

Vale dos Vinhedos – Bento Gonçalves / RS – Brazil

Deep red-violet colour with elegant, herbaceous nose revealing spices and ripe red fruits. Robust on the palate, well balanced acidity and a  long finish. Aged for 8 months in French oak.
Great accompaniment to red meat and game, or mildly spiced dishes.


Aurora Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

Vinicola Aurora Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

12.5% Abv.

100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Intense ruby colour, with aromas of vanilla and chocolate and a hint of black fruits. Full-bodied with good structure. Well balanced, complex, showing good length.
10 months in French & American oak.


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Rio Sol Shiraz / Cabernet Sauvignon

13 % Abv.

A 50:50 blend of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, with approximately 6 months in second-fill French oak. Ruby red with aromas of red berries and black plums. Well rounded, gentle tannins and just a hint of spice. Easy drinking  – enjoy with pasta and all types of meat.

Supplied with screwcap.


Miolo Lote 43

Miolo Lote 43 2005

14% Abv. ( available in Republic of Ireland only )

50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot. Red purple, with shades ranging from ruby to ocher end edges.Good intensity, and highlighting the aromas of aging (Bouquet). Aroma descriptors: – Prune – jellies – leather – tobacco – truffles – currant – mint – vegetable – Wicker – nuts. Presents a great volume in the mouth, a sensation of greasiness and denoting his body, with ripe tannins and pleasant persistence and a remarkable end-of-mouth.

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Miolo Cabernet Sauvignon

Miolo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

13% Abv. ( available in Republic of Ireland only )

Intense ruby red with violet tones. Good aromatic intensity with expressive varietal character and harmony between fruit and oak. Aroma descriptors: cherry, mulberry, caramel, prune, coffee. Well structured wine with presence of tannins and good volume in the mouth. Pleasant persistent aftertaste.

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Miolo Reserva Merlot 2009

Miolo Reserva Merlot 2009

13% Abv. ( available in Republic of Ireland only )

Intense color with purple hues and ruby red. Good aroma of ripe red fruit, strawberry and plum recalling stored in wood. Well structured, full bodied and with great persistence in the aftertaste.

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