Castelão


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Primary Flavors

  • Red Currant
  • Plum
  • Strawberries
  • Dried Meat
  • Mocha

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

Medium-high Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

If you can’t get your hands on Portuguese octopus “à lagareiro” (roasted with potatoes) make some shredded chicken tacos with black beans and you’ll find happiness.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly