TN/16 - Touriga Nacional
TN/16 - Touriga Nacional
TN/16 - Touriga Nacional
$29.00

TN/16 - Touriga Nacional

WITH THE TEXTURE OF SOFT SALTED CARAMEL, TOURIGA NACIONAL WARMS YOUR SOUL. LOW & SLOW. 

Touriga Nacional is thought to have originated from the Dao region of Portugal and today is known as the preeminent variety of Portuguese red wine. A vine that grows robustly in warm conditions it's perfectly suited to the climate & soil conditions of Langhorne Creek. 

Harvested relatively early the aim is a contemporary, complex flavoured yet medium bodied style.  Restraint allows us to capture the alluring & distinct characteristics of the variety. It grabs your attention, immediately.  

FEELS LIKE THE WARMTH YOU GET FROM A CLOUDLESS, SUN DRENCHED WINTER AFTERNOON.

WHERE IT COMES FROM
  • Single Vineyard. 
  • 23-year-old vines. 
  • Grown by Peter & Vicky Widdop
  • Region: Langhorne Creek
  • Just 1km from Lake Alexandrina this vineyard is heavily maritime influenced.
WHAT WE DID TO IT
  • Allowed wild yeast to do their thing.
  • Left in contact with skins for 15 days
  • half matured in French Oak
  • the other half matured in American Oak
  • 12 month maturation
  • Label Art: @shazhong
WHAT WE MATCH IT WITH
  • This is absolutely the easiest wine to match with food.
  • From Charcuterie to Slow Cooked Lamb to Chocolate. 
  • It's the wine we suggest you have open every night of the week.
AWARDS
  • TROPHY! 2017 Langhorne Creek Wine Show:
    Best Red or White Wine made from alternative or other varieties.
  • we're pretty confident there are more to come...