Touriga Franca

  • Grape
  • 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.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry Sauce

  • Cherry

  • Graphite

  • Rose Petal

  • Pink Peppercorn

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium-High
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant No
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $18.00

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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