Touriga Nacional, Terra d’Alter

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If you want to explore the varietal characters of Touriga Nacional, this is undoubtedly the wine

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Description

The Alto Alentejo is a high-quality wine-producing region two hours’ drive inland from Lisbon where vineyards date back to Roman times.

The Terra d’Alter vineyards are structured according to the new world approach, designed with the assistance of the University of Fresno, California. The vines are planted using modern training and irrigation techniques, facilitating treatment and ensuring quality. They cover extensive plains and gentle hills, always providing intense exposure to sunlight which assists the grapes’ development, maturation and quality. Many indigenous varieties are grown plus international varieties such as Viognier.

Peter Bright is the oenologist. Peter is the original ‘flying winemaker’, a dynamic and enterprising Australian who has lived in Portugal since 1982, his motto is “experiment, but don’t mix styles”.

Additional information

Bottle size (cl)

75cl

Colour

Red

Country

Portugal

Grape variety

Touriga Nacional

Region

Alto Alentejo

Variation criteria

Case of 6x75cl, Single bottle 75cl