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Touriga Nacional

National emblem

The Touriga Nacional originally comes from the Dão, in the heart of Portugal. There is a village there named Tourigo. But it became famous in the Douro Valley, where port wine is produced. When the five best varieties were selected from the motley assortment of grapes growing in the vine terraces in the 1980s, the Touriga Nacional was the first choice. It smells of cassis, raspberry, plum, violet and liquorice, and is concentrated on the palate with supple tannins. It does well not only in port wine, but also in dry reds. Solo, the Touriga Nacional tastes almost too intense; therefore, it is usually blended with other varieties such as Touriga Franca and Tinta Barroca. Developed in barriques, the wines show their full potential. In the past ten years, the cultivation area of this grape has more than doubled, and spread to the whole of Portugal.

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Quinta de la Rosa Vintage
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Certified integrated production

Quinta de la Rosa Vintage

DO Douro, 2016, 375 ml
CHF 45.–
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Parker 90 Points
Quinta de la Rosa Late Bottled Vintage
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Certified integrated production
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Parker 93 Points
Quinta de la Rosa Reserva
Only 1 Bottle
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Quinta de la Rosa Reserva

DOC Douro, 2015, 9000 ml
CHF 770.–
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Parker 91 Points
Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas
Only 3 Bottles
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Parker 92-94 Points
Quinta de la Rosa Reserva
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Certified integrated production

Quinta de la Rosa Reserva

DOC Douro, 2017, 750 ml
CHF 47.–
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Quinta de la Rosa Late Bottled Vintage
Only 11 Bottles
Vegan
Certified integrated production
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Vale do Inferno Reserva
Certified integrated production
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Quinta de la Rosa red wine
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Certified integrated production

Quinta de la Rosa red wine

DOC Douro, 2017, 1500 ml
CHF 48.–

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