Herdade Do Esporao Touriga Nacional 2015
Region: Alentejo, Portugal
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: Touriga Nacional
Blueberry, blackberry, and plum fruit aromas, some coffee notes with subtle toasty oak. Intense, long and with texture, balance, and persistence.
Touriga Nacional is a noble Portuguese grape variety. Produces intense, balanced wines with good ageing potential. This wine is from one of the oldest vineyards of Touriga Nacional in Alentejo – Badeco vineyard in Herdade do Esporão. It represents the singularity of the grape variety and the characteristics of the single vineyard combined with the experience of the ones who take care of the vineyard and the wine.
Part of the Alentejo’s montado ecosystem (cork oak forests), in Portugal, Herdade do Esporão has extraordinary conditions for agriculture – large thermal amplitudes, poor and various soils and extraordinary biodiversity that helps us produce in balance with the environment. With 691,9 hectars of vineyards, olive groves and the other crops grown using organic methods. Here are planted around 40 grape varieties, 4 types of olives, orchards and kitchen gardens.