Country: Portugal Region: Douro
Varietal: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca
Vintage: 2012 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Herdade Do Esporáo
The Esporão Estate is one of the largest and oldest domains in the Alentejo region, lead by flying winemaker David Baverstock. The exceptional climatic conditions; good light, hot sun, humid Atlantic breezes from the Northwest and the unique xistous and vulcanic soils, constitute the origins for the outstanding wines of Esporão.
Ageing Potential: Age
Tasting Note: 94 points in Wine Enthusiast Magazine - Deep ruby with purple edges colour. Spicy red berry fruits. Elegant palate showing youthful fruit, fine tannins with good balancing acidity on the finish
Food Matches: Accompanies roast and grilled red meats and full flavoured cheeses