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Andreza Touriga Nacional/Touriga Franca Andreza Touriga Nacional/Touriga Franca

Vinification: Harvested in 22 kg boxes. Destemmed and crushed, 12 hours pre-maceration fermentation at 34ºC to increase enzyme function; pre-selected yeast; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures (24-26ºC); light remontage (pumping over)
Type: Red Wine
Grape varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca.
Producer: Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas
Winemaker: Francisco Baptista.
Region: D.O.C. - Douro
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Year: 2016

Colour: Garnet red core
Aroma: On the nose, Touriga Nacional gives us the floral component with aromas of bergamot and basil, while Touriga Franca is expressed in flavours like blueberry and backberry
Ageing: 1/3 of the wine aged in French barriques for 12 months
Soil: Schist
Weather: Hot and dry climate with large thermal gaps
Taste: Very elegant and structured
Final Notes: Long finish with lingering notes of ripe fruit
Gastronomy: Pairs well with Mediterranean cuisine, pasta, and mild soft cheese

Alcohol: 13.5%
Residual Sugar: <0.6 gr/L
pH: 3.59
Acidity: 5.4 gr/L
Temperature: 16-18 ºC

Bottle: Borgonha
Capacity: 750 ml
EAN bottle: 560 474 2001 391
EAN Case: 1 560 474 2001 398
Bottles per case: 6
CASE Net Weight: 4.5 Kg
CASE Gross Weight: 8.5 Kg
Dimensions: 30*25*18
CASES per pallet: 96 (12*8)
Pallet Weight: 816 Kg


Vintage 2016

  • 89 points Wine Enthusiast, November 2019

Vintage 2014

  • 88 points Wine Enthusiast, October 2016
  • 16- points -, Review by Julia Harding, June 2016
  • 88 points -, Review by Mark Squires, June 2016

Vintage 2013

  • 89 points - Wine Enthusiast August Issue 2015
  • 16- points -, Review by Julia Harding, July15
  • 85 points -, Review by Mark Squires, April 15

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