HERDADE DO PORTOCARRO Autocarro No.27 2017
The respected wine critic Matthew Jukes has previously described this wine as having: “More bravado and cheek than many wines twice its price. I cannot recommend this wine enough not least because it has wonderful grin-inducing qualities.”
Herdade Do Portocarro’s Winemaker – wait for this one it’s almost as big a mouthful as this robust red – José Abreu Lopes da Mota Capitão has a fondness for the 27 bus in Lisbon. So much so that he named this new wave wine from the Península de Setúbal after it. Packed with plums blackcurrants spices cherries raspberries and vibrancy Autocarro No. 27 reminds us of the 1994 Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves vehicle Speed – it’s a deeply gripping unforgettable pedal-to-the-metal thrill ride.
Pop quiz hotshot. You’ve bought this stunning wine now you need food to go with it. What do you do? What do you do? That’s easy barbeques roast lamb and redcurrant jelly chilli con or sin carne potent cheeses lasagne comfort food like pizza this wine has a bus pass and will travel.
SKU No.: 3219388
Style No.: 803436
Grapes: Tempranillo,Touriga Nacional,Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.5%