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Pinhal da Torre


Spain & Portugal



Grape Variety:

Touriga Nacional/Syrah

Quinta do Alqueve, Touriga Nacional/Syrah, Ribatejo, 2008

6x75cl £125.00

4 cases, 4 bottles £20.83 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Produced in the same way as the Touriga, crushed by foot in stone lagares, fermented in vat and aged for a year in French oak. Always more closed and surly than the straight Touriga, brooding but evidently very classy nonetheless, dense but extremely well-polished tannins, rich notes of bramble, cassis, liquorice spice, blueberry, glints of bright cherry fruit, mixed spice, cracked pepper and herb.

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