Touriga Franca

Herdade do Esporão

4 Quatro Castas Alentejano Touriga Franca Blend 2014

Young fruit bomb, with enough tannins and tartness to make it interesting. — 20 hours ago

Quinta do Noval

Vintage Port Nacional 1963

Phenomenal. Bold and rich with the smoothest mouthfeel. Really a dark brooding drink that needs to be tried. — 10 days ago

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Roquette e Cazes

Douro Red Blend 2015

Douro - as good as it gets!!! — 8 days ago

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Quinta dos Murças

Minas Douro Touriga Nacional Blend 2017

Loved the feeling of the texture. Feels great in the mouth. Loved the luciousness of the wine. — 4 days ago

Sogrape Vinhos

Silk & Spice Touriga Nacional-Alicante Bouschet Blend 2017

One of my favorites and also Renee’s Thanksgiving pick — 8 days ago

Lightsome Wines

Touriga Nacional 2018

Four months ago I visited the exciting newcomer to Texas and our first serious natural wine shop - Southold Cellars. Our spring allocation tasting was led by Adrienne Ballou, assistance winemaker. After I left, I learned Adrienne was just about to release her second vintage under her personal side project, Lightsome. I didn’t give it much thought but recently was persuaded to try her Tourigo Nacional.

I’m really stunned. This is easily the best Texas wine I’ve tried. It’s not even close really. And I’d be surprised if Adrienne recognized how good this is.

The aromatics are stunning and elegant. What you get from the best Cru Beaujolais. Sour wild blueberries, macerated raspberries, and iodine. Significant stem inclusion - it’s the flesh of Gamay and personality of cool climate Syrah. I can’t wait for what’s next from Adrienne.

Side note: I since learned Eric Texier went bananas for this wine at our WildWorld Fest in Austin this year. I’m not crazy
— 21 days ago

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Quinta dos Carvalhais

Dão Touriga Nacional 2017

Well-balanced—spice and red fruit — 7 days ago