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Vieira de Sousa, 10 Years Tawny, Portugal

Douro Valley, Portugal

Sousa Tawny

Tasting Notes

Garnet in colour with mix of fresh and cooked red fruits. Baked plum and burnt caramel with hints of coffee and roasted nuts.

Food Matches

Toffee Pudding & Tiramisu & Dry Fruit Desserts

Wine Profile

Wine Type Port

Vintage NV

Style Aromatic Whites

Country Portugal

Region Douro Valley

Grower Name Vieira de Sousa

Grape Variety Touriga Nacional

ABV 19.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144246

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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Region

Douro Valley

Douro Valley

Douro DOC is a Portuguese wine region that is situated around the Douro River in the Tráa-os-Montes e Alto Douro region. It is often referred to as the Alto Douro (upper Douro), as it is located some distance upstream from Porto, sheltered from the Altantic wines by the Marão and Montemuro Mountains. It has scorchingly hot, dry summers and equally cold… Read More

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Grape

Touriga Nacional

Touriga Nacional is a black grape which is considered to be Portugal’s finest. It is planted throughout the countries northern wine regions and is a key grape of both dry red wines and Port. It has been said that Touriga Nacional is Portugal’s answer to Cabernet Sauvignon in France. Both show bold dark fruit flavours with a hint of spice and leather and juicy… Read More

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