Touriga Nacional, Syrah
Dark, dense and opaque colour. Nose with intense fruit of blueberries and raspberries, bread dough, pastry and spices. In the tasting, reveals mineral hints, with well integrated barrel notes of dark chocolate, black currant and floral. Also shows hints of liquorice with dense and elegant tannins, which adds a long and steady finish. To drink now or through the next 5 years.
Store and Serve Advices:
Storage Lying down at a temperature of 15°C. Serve at a temperature of 16°C to 18ºC.
This wine finely accompanies red meats, roast beef and grilled meats.
Reviews and Awards:
. 17,5 points in Revista de Vinhos;
. 17 points in Vinho Grandes Escolhas;
. Commended International Wine Challenge 2016 (2013);
. Commended Decanter World Wine Awards 2015 (2013);
. Commended International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015 (2013);
. Bronze medal International Wine Challenge 2015 (2013);
. Silver medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2015 (2012);
. Commended Decanter World Wine Awards 2015 (2012);
. Silver medal International Wine Challenge 2015 (2012);
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 (2012);
. Gold medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013 (2011);
. Commended Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 (2011);
. Commended International Wine Challenge 2013 (2011);
. Gold medal China Wine & Spirits Awards 2013 (2011);
. Gold medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 (2011);
. Gold medal Les Citadelles du Vin 2013 (2011).
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16,5 pts Vinho Grandes Escolhas - Intense violet colour that shows the concentration of the wine, aromas still very young with enormous complexity that,...
16 pts Revista de Vinhos - Deep, concentrated plummy-red tones; Complex aromas. Mature well integrated fruit. Full-flavoured, good concentration, soft tannin...
17 pts Revista de Vinhos - Garnet colour. Aromas of black and red fruits, with floral hints, involved with a touch of wood. In the mouth it is very round,...