Esporão Touriga Nacional, Alentejo, Portugal, 2014

A fantastic red wine from one of Portugals premium grape varieties.

The Herdade do Esporão estate was established in 1267 and the property has been owned by the Roquette family since 1973. Their first wine was bottled in 1985. The winery are keen to preserve tradition whilst seeking to combine this with innovation. Production is overseen by the well respected and highly experienced winemaker David Baverstock. His philosophy is to create authentic and exciting wines, taking full advantage of Portuguese heritage.

Tasting Notes:

Dark red colour with aromas of blueberries, blackberries and ripe plums with violet, floral and subtle oak notes. Dense and velvety palate with a long, complex and persistent finish.

Serving Suggestion:

Ideal for strongly flavoured dishes including game.

 

Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Size: 75cl

ABV: 14.5%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans