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Touriga Nacional, VR Peninsula de Setubal 2014

Touriga Nacional,  VR Peninsula de Setubal 2014
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Producer:  Santo Isidro de Pegoes
Grape Varieties:  100% Touriga Nacional
Optimum Drinking:  Within 5 years
Wine Style:  Complex flavoursome red
Alcohol by Volume:  14%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  Portugal

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Touriga Nacional,  VR Peninsula de Setubal 2014

Tasting notes

Complex aroma of black cherries, spices and integrated oak.

Producer note

Cooperativa Santo Isidro de Pegoes was founded in 1958. The cooperative is made up of 140 winegrowers and has access to over 1100 hectares of vineyard located in the Terras do Sado area of the Setubal peninsula. This coastal area benefits from mineral-rich sandy soils and cooling Atlantic winds. Santo Isidro de Pegoes is one of the most forward thinking cooperatives in Portugal and their chief winemaker, Jaime Quendera one of Portugal's most respected winemakers.

Soil

Sandy Pozolitic - a sandy soil formed over millions of years by sand transported by the rivers Tragus and Sado.

Vinification

Long maceration in stainless steel followed by 6 months oak ageing in French and American oak and 4 months in bottle prior to release.

Grape

Touriga Nacional 100%

Awards

International Wine Challenge, Commended, 2015; Decanter World

 


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