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Touriga Nacional

Touriga Nacional Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: The dominant grape in fine vintage ports, the Portuguese Touriga Nacional grape makes a dry, smooth wine with a rich mulberry aroma. Superb with grilled veal chops and mushroom sauce or braised pork with apples.

Varietal Definition
Touriga Nacional:
Found in California and South Africa, this fiercest and best of the port grapes has also been successfully transplanted to Australia for fortified wine production. The vine produces grapes with small, darkly-pigmented berries. Notorious for low yields, attributes like its intense rich fruit personality make this grape a highly-regarded and sought after varietal. In addition to being important in port production, it is also increasingly significant in the rich, red table wines of Portugal’s Dao and Douro valleys.


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