Adega Mayor Touriga Nacional 2016

Adega Mayor (Alentejo)

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The Adega Mayor Touriga Nacional 2016 is a red wine made by Adega Mayor from the region of Alentejo that is based on 2016 touriga nacional and has an alcoholic content of 14%. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Adega Mayor Touriga Nacional

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2017 and 2015
Appellation:Alentejo (Portugal)
Winery: Adega Mayor
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Touriga Nacional
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Adega Mayor

Adega Mayor Touriga Nacional 2016 (Touriga Nacional)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: This all-black bottle hides an intense violet-colored wine inside.
  • Nose: This wine gives off a fruity scent, melding the flavours of Touriga Nacional grapes and dark red berries. Hints of vanilla and woody spices can also be detected.
  • Mouth: Touriga Nacional wine is famous for being a full-bodied red wine. It has high tannins and moderately high acidity levels. It's most famous for its fruity flavours, namely those of berries. A taste of dark berries, including blueberries, prevail. Accenting flavours of violet and an oaky spice accompany the fruity flavours.

APPELLATION: Alentejo

VINEYARD: The Adega Mayor vineyard is located in the Alentejo region of Portugal. This is near the border of Spain. This terraced vineyard is spread over 350 hectares. The grapes are grown and harvested, fermented, and bottled at the winery. Also, Adega Mayor invites drinkers inside for wine tastings.

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional

AGEING: This wine is aged in French oak barrels for eight months before being bottled.

PREPARATION: After being picked, the Touriga Nacional grapes ferment in a French oak vat. Finally, the wine for eight months in French oak barrels, which contributes to its unique flavour.

PAIRING: This wine pairs best with seafood, including octopus and crab, potatoes, vegetarian stew, and vegetable soups.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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Adega Mayor Touriga Nacional 2016

16,5 pts Revista de Vinhos - Aromas of violets and red berries at the touch of the wood where he apprenticed. In the mouth is fresh, elegant and sophisticated.

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