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Callabriga Touriga Franca 2012 Wine Review

Callabriga Touriga Franca 2012

Callabriga Touriga Franca 2012

Dão D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Callabriga

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Black cherry liqueur on the nose and palate. This is a big, black brooding wine that finishes with pepper and smoke. Complex and layered. Pair with prime rib.

Touriga Franca food pairings: pork and bean cassoulet, roast shoulder of pork with mushroom and shallot gravy, pork cutlet and scalloped potatoes.

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This Callabriga Touriga Franca 2012 was reviewed on April 30, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Winemaker Luis Sottomayor ages this wine in American oak barrels because he aiming for a more modern, New World style with Callabriga. The 2012 vintage is a blend of 40% Touriga Franca, 35% Touriga Nacional, 25% Tinta Roriz grapes. The wine is matured for 12 to 18 months in second-use oak American (25%) and French (75%) barrels. - Community Wine Review.

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