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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Pinhal da Torre

Region:

Spain & Portugal

Appellation:

Ribatejo

Grape Blend:

Touriga Nacional | Syrah

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

6x75cl £125.00

9 cases, 1 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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