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2019 Quinta do Vallado Portugal Red "Touriga Nacional"

Quinta do Vallado 2019 Touriga Nacional

Winery: Quinta do Vallado

Vintage: 2019

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Touriga Nacional"

Wine Category: Portugal Red

Grape blend: 100% Touriga Nacional

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Douro

State or country: Portugal

Price: $60

Cases produced: 2,313

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: August 7, 2022

Wine Review: This deep purple colored Touriga Nacional opens with a blackberry and black currant bouquet with notes of black olive, violet, oak, and black pepper. On the palate, this wine is full bodied with integrated plus acidity. The mouthfeel is very well-balanced, rich, very smooth and polished. The flavor profile is a gentle blackberry and black olive blend with notes of chalky minerality and black tea. We also detected hints of oak and black cherry right towards the end. The finish is dry, and its well-managed medium tannins are nicely prolonged. This Touriga Nacional would pair well with a Kona encrusted New York strip steak or with a bone in filet. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Very concentrated aromas, with balsamic notes of oak, ripe red fruits, and violets. The palate is extremely balanced, with a lot of red fruit concentration, containing ripe and round tannins and a long and fresh finish.

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