Vale da Raposa Reserva

75 cl

Elegant and intense, this blend of four Portuguese varietals (Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão and Touriga Franca) offers red currants, spices and dark chocolate, underpinned by fine tannins.

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Vale da Raposa Reserva

Elegant and intense, this blend of four Portuguese varietals (Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão and Touriga Franca) offers red currants, spices and dark chocolate, underpinned by fine tannins.

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Aromas of dark fruits and coffee
Palate Intense flavour of red currants, spices and dark chocolate married to a very fine French oak. It is very elegant, complex and evolving, showing fine tannins and a good freshness. Long and harmonious finish
Colour Ruby
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão and Touriga Franca
Alcohol % 14
Style Dry, Medium Bodied
Estate/Producer Alves de Sousa
Country Portugal
Region/AOC Porto
Vintage 2012
Making Techniques Total destemming; fermentation in contact with the skin for 5-6 days; aged in 2nd year French oak for one year minimum; 3 months minimum period in bottle before release.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now, or age for 7-8 years
Food Matching
Food Matching Roast duck, roast red meats

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