Julia's Portuguese marathon – Lisboa


19 Sep  - Please note that we mistakenly omitted 20 wines from this collection of reviews when we published it yesterday. This tasting article is now complete and we will be publishing others over the next few months. 

This is the first in a series of articles that are the fruit of many tastings undertaken in Portugal and occasionally in London between October 2011 and April 2012 to choose my top 50 Portuguese wines.

The Lisboa region, known as Estremadura until the 2008 vintage although it was also frequently referred to as 'the West' (Oeste), is not simply...