Touriga Franca


tor-see-gah fron-kah

A northern Portuguese native, used mainly in Port wine production, as well as blended table wines of the Dão. Wines are deep in colour, with floral, red-fruit flavours.

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry Sauce
  • Pomegranate
  • Graphite
  • Rose Petal
  • Pink Peppercorn

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
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Look for rustic cuts of red meat and game to stand up to the earthy funk in this wine. Think grilled and roasted fare.

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About Madeline Puckette

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