Defesa Touriga Nacional Syrah Alentejo, Esporao

From: £1250

Excellent example of a modern interpretation of classic Alentejo wine that sings for the ‘international’ market

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Founded in 1973, Esporão owns and manages vineyards in Alentejo, Douro and Vinho Verde. Their own vineyards cover over 637ha but also work closely with long-term contract growers,  Strong believers in biodiversity, all vineyards are surrounded by natural, wild areas, supporting organic farming and encouraging nature and wildlife to thrive.

With a contemporary style and an elegant and intense profile, this wine shows the character of selected and well-defined plots on the Estate.

Winemaking: 50% Touriga Nacional/50% Syrah.  Each variety is harvested separately, de-stemmed, crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Naturally occuring malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

Tasting note: Intense berry and red plum aromas, with some notes of fresh woods. On the palate the wine is rich and intense, with a vibrant texture and a long and balanced finish.

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Variation criteria

Case of 6x75cl, Single bottle 75cl

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