Christmas is a magical time, full of special moments to share at the table. And to complement this magic, there is nothing better than the perfect selection of wines that enhance each flavor and celebrate the unique moments of this festive season! At Ribafreixo Wines, the passion for producing wines with an Alentejo soul and quality meets the essence of Christmas. To make this moment even more memorable, we present a selection of four unmissable wines from our cellar to have at home during this season.
Ribafreixo Alvarinho for a tropical touch
Originating from Vidigueira and 100% Alvarinho, this single variety comes from the Mediterranean climate with a great Atlantic influence in the region. With an Alentejo soul, Ribafreixo Alvarinho presents aromas of lime, subtle notes of flint and tropical fruit. In the mouth it combines freshness with a notable structure, in addition to showing marked minerality and an excellent finish. We suggest pairing it with oysters, mussels, scallops and other seafood, this wine is the ideal companion to complement the aromas and guarantee an explosion of flavors on the palate!
The harmony of Gáudio Reserva Red to complement Christmas dishes
Christmas dishes are a harmony of flavors, for lovers of well-cooked meats with a lot of personality, we suggest our Gáudio Reserva Red , a wine made from 60% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Touriga Nacional and 10% Tinta Miúda that presents fruit notes black, some floral, mint, toast and green coffee as aromas. In the mouth, this wine displays balance and a set of solid and robust tannins that guarantee pleasure and longevity. For main dishes, it accompanies aged beef, tasty game meat stew and a good aged cheese.
Herdade do Moinho Branco Alicante Bouschet, the perfect pairing for meat
The Herdade do Moinho Branco Alicante Bouschet single variety is a broad wine with a lot of personality. Yolk from Alentejo, it is the perfect pairing for grilled red meat! Its aroma is persistent, fresh and quite intense. It presents notes of wild fruits, blackberries, blueberries, ripe but fresh and very captivating fruit. In the mouth it is dense and silky, with firm tannins and wild fruits evident in the mouth, adding the acidity that ensures balance. It's a great ally of time and essential on your Christmas table!
Ribafreixo Cashmere Rosé for special moments
For rosé lovers, Ribafreixo Cashmere Rosé, 100% made from the iconic Touriga Nacional, is a great ally for fresh and light dishes. Its fruit notes that mix lychees and ripe currants make it distinct and very fresh. In the mouth, this wine reveals itself to be soft, incredibly engaging and with a mineral finish, perfect for enjoying family moments and sharing stories at Consoada!
Our selection was carefully chosen to witness moments this Christmas. We believe that our wines can further enrich special moments alongside those we love most. Get ready to enjoy every moment with our wines, created with passion and dedication to make your moments even more memorable.