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Vieira de Sousa Red Reserve, Douro, Portugal

Douro, Portugal

Reserva Red

Tasting Notes

Full bodied with rich black fruits, ripe tannins and notes of clove and tobacco.

Food Matches

Meat & Roast Dinners & Hard Cheeses

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2015

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country Portugal

Region Douro

Grower Name Vieira de Sousa

Grape Variety Touriga Franca

ABV 15.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144260

Grower

Vieira de Sousa

Vieira de Sousa

Winemaker Luisa and sister Maria are the 5th winemaking generation of family Port House Vieira de Sousa based near Sabrosa, in Cima Corgo the heart of the Douro. The sisters have restored the family company to an independent Port House after nearly a century of selling wines to Churchill’s and Taylor’s. In the wake of the devastating phyloxera infestation that… Read More

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Grape

Touriga Franca

An important dark-skinned grape variety that is used in the production of Port and dry red wines from Douro in Portugal. Touriga Franca is more widely planted than Touriga Nacional but it is the less well known of the two grapes. The origin of this grape is unclear, it could be a crossing or a mutation of Touriga Nacional and an unkown parent, but the name misleads you as it… Read More

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