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Touriga Nacional

Touriga Nacional is a robust, thick-skinned and quite high-yielding variety. Mainly found in Portugal's Douro Valley, this variety has been grown there since the 19th century and is regularly used in the production of port. Thought to be the best of the port grapes, fortified wine is also derived from this variety in Australia.

There are also significant plantings in South Africa, where it is usually used to produce hefty varietal table wines that are a speciality of the country (and are frequently spelt 'Tinta Barocca').

Touriga Nacional is a robust, thick-skinned and quite high-yielding variety. Mainly found in Portugal's Douro Valley, this variety has been grown there since the 19th century and is regularly used in the production of port. Thought to be the best of the port grapes, fortified wine is also derived from this variety in Australia.

There are also significant plantings in South Africa, where it is usually... read more.

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Key Regions

Portugal (the Douro Valley), South Africa and Australia.

Climate Suitability

It is ideally suited to the higher, north-facing vineyards in the Douro Valley. It is able to withstand drought and cool weather, due to its thick skin.

Colour and Flavours

This is one of those varieties which is able to make really concentrated and tannic yet smooth wines. It is greatly valued for its ability to produce wines that have sweet and fruity aromas.

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  1. Gandarada, Boas Quintas, Dão

    Gandarada, Boas Quintas, Dão, 2013 75cl

    Aromas of wild berry fill the nose, with a touch of spice also detectable. The palate is medium to full-bodied with rich fruit character supported by spicy notes including coffee and some herby hints.

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  2. Terra de Lobos Rose Casal Branco

    Terra de Lobos Rose Casal Branco, Tejo Portugal 2015 75cl

    Bags of summer fruit character here with raspberries and strawberries in abundance. This is supported by some floral notes and a touch of spice as the mouth fills with fresh fruit flavours. The finish brings elegance and structure, and is persistent. More about this product

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  3. Merchant Vintners, Fine Ruby

    Merchant Vintners, Fine Ruby 75cl

    Rich and fruity, a very good ruby port.

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  4. Niepoort Ruby Dum

    Niepoort Ruby Dum 75cl

    Dark red in colour with fresh fruit character, a slight mineral character gives it great drinkability.

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  5. Fonseca Bin No. 27, Vintage Character

    Fonseca Bin No. 27, Vintage Character 75cl

    All the classic Fonseca hallmarks of velvet, jammy blackcurrant fruit and the complexity that comes from a foot-trodden wine.

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  6. Niepoort Crusted

    Niepoort Crusted 75cl

    A nose full of blackberry and plum which sits fantastically alongside silky tannin and a mellow character. The finish long and well suited to the range of flavours you get with a cheeseboard.

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  7. Niepoort, Late Bottled Vintage

    Niepoort, Late Bottled Vintage, 2012 75cl

    Immensely fruited with a balanced concentration of flavours. Niepoort Late Bottled Vintage ports just go from strength to strength.

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  8. Taylor's, Late Bottled Vintage

    Taylor's, Late Bottled Vintage, 2010 75cl

    Superb rich and mellow fruity port with plum blackberry flavours and a long, smooth finish.

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  9. Niepoort, Late Bottled Vintage

    Niepoort, Late Bottled Vintage, (Half Bottle) 2012 37.5cl

    Immensely fruited with a balanced concentration of flavours. Niepoort Late Bottled Vintage ports just go from strength to strength.

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  10. Niepoort, Late Bottled Vintage Magnum, 2011

    Niepoort, Late Bottled Vintage (Magnum), 2011 150cl

    Immensely fruited with a balanced concentration of flavours. Niepoort Late Bottled Vintage ports just go from strength to strength.

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  11. Niepoort Tawny Dee

    Niepoort Tawny Dee 75cl

    Brick red in colour and displaying dried fruit flavour with nutty subtleties.

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  12. Niepoort Senior Tawny

    Niepoort Senior Tawny 75cl

    Aged for about 8 years, this has bags of tawny character. The fruit is tempered by hints of nuts that are typical with this most underrated style of Port.

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