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Amnesia Red Alentejo

Amnesia Red Alentejo

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Amnesia Red Alentejo: A Spicy Journey Through Portugal

A Land of Sunshine and Spice

The Alentejo region, nestled in southern Portugal, boasts a warm, sun-drenched climate ideal for ripening grapes. Amnesia Red Alentejo reflects this terroir, offering a medium-bodied wine bursting with character.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: Amnesia Red greets you with a captivating ruby red colour, hinting at its intensity and richness.
  • Aroma: A captivating bouquet unfolds, dominated by aromas of ripe red fruits like plum and blackberry. Subtle notes of black pepper, cinnamon, and a touch of earthiness add complexity and an intriguing spiciness.
  • Palate: The initial impression on the palate mirrors the nose, with a delightful balance of sweet fruit and warming spice. Juicy flavours of black cherry and plum intermingle with hints of black pepper and a touch of vanilla. Supportive tannins provide structure, while balanced acidity keeps the wine fresh and lively. The finish is clean and lingers with a touch of spice.

Food Pairing Suggestions

The combination of ripe fruit, spice, and balanced acidity makes Amnesia Red Alentejo a versatile food pairing partner. Here are some enticing suggestions:

  • Hearty Meat Dishes: This wine stands up well to bold flavours. Pair it with grilled steaks, roasted lamb chops, or a rich casserole.
  • Spicy Cuisine: The peppery notes in Amnesia Red complement spicy foods beautifully. Consider Indian curries, Thai stir-fries, or Mexican dishes.
  • Hard Cheeses: The wine's tannins pair well with aged cheddar, Manchego, or a smoky Gouda, creating a delightful contrast.
  • Mushroom Risotto: The earthiness of mushrooms finds a harmonious partner in Amnesia Red's subtle earthy notes.
  • Pizza Night: Elevate your pizza night with this versatile wine. It complements a variety of toppings, from classic pepperoni to vegetarian options.


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