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Touriga Wine Details
Price: $14.99 per bottle

Description: White Hall's third vintage of this Portuguese varietal, Touriga Nacional, was fermented both in small bins and with the French Delestage method. The fruit was then aged for ten months in French and American oak, resulting in a deeply colored, smooth, and rich wine with dark fruit flavors. Ready to drink now, the Touriga will continue to age well with a wonderful balance of tannin, fruit, and oak.

Varietal Definition
Touriga Nacional:
Found in California and South Africa, this fiercest and best of the port grapes has also been successfully transplanted to Australia for fortified wine production. The vine produces grapes with small, darkly-pigmented berries. Notorious for low yields, attributes like its intense rich fruit personality make this grape a highly-regarded and sought after varietal. In addition to being important in port production, it is also increasingly significant in the rich, red table wines of Portugal’s Dao and Douro valleys.
Deeply colored and tannic minor grape grown in the Pyrenees region of France. One of four grapes whose wine is blended to make the full-bodied red wine known as "Madiran". The others are Bouchy, Courbu and Pinenc.


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