2019 Casal Figueira Castelao Adiado Tinto

Casal Figueira |Lisbon |Castelao
Earthy and savoury lo-fi Portuguese red that drinks gracefully. Fine-boned and medium bodied.

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'Adiado' translates loosely from the Portuguese to mean 'let's leave it until later'. Couldn't disagree more. You should open and enjoy this old vine, low intervention, earthy, savoury red as soon as you can... maybe with a little decant first.

Castelao is the red variety, from old vines just in from the Atlantic coast north of Lisbon. No inputs, a mere touch of sulphur, some old-barrel ageing.

Wonderfully complex and satisfying red.

The Adiado Tinto from Casal Figueira is produced from old vineyards of Castelão (50-60 years old). Our vineyards grow at the South side of Montejunto Mountain, near the Atlantic Coast (20 km), where sandy – clay soil, atlantic climate and are in perfect adequation for fresh, low alcohol, clairet style reds. With Castelão being quite popular in Portuguese contemporary winemaking.

Region: Lisboa, Portugal
Blend: Castelao (100%)
ABV: 13.50%
Closure: 750ml
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93 Points - "Castelão, the grape variety, from old vines.

Dried roses and Earl Grey tea, meaty and ferrous, blackberry, lemon zest, paprika and sea spray. It’s medium-bodied, damp earthy things and perfume of dried herb, chewy and dense, iron and blood, red and black fruit, wild garrigue sort of character, and a savoury finish of fine length. Such a good wine. Recommended." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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