Touriga Nacional

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An increasingly important red from Portugal that was originally used in Port wines and is now featured in single varietal wines and red blends from the Douro Valley.

Full-Bodied Red

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $24.00

Food Pairing

Touriga Nacional's elegant floral fruit aromas and massive tannins will make you yearn for thick cut steaks topped with compound butter or blue cheese.

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