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2016 Desert Wind Touriga Nacional

Our Touriga Nacional has been made both into a dry red table wine and a Rose. The 2016 vintage is most recent vintage in the style of a dry red wine. The fruit was fermented in open top bins with a small portion of Tinto Cao, receiving twice daily punch downs, 7 days of skin contact. After fermentation, the wine was aged in neutral oak barrels for 28 months. This wine has soft acid and tannins, with complex aromas of plum, mint, violet, and caramel.
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$504.00 per Case
 
Desert Wind Estate Vineyard, Yakima Valley, WA | Harvested on November 11th, 2016
80% Touriga Nacional, 9% Tinto Cao, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Barbera, 1% Syrah
Aged for 35 months in Neutral Oak | Cases: 178
Alcohol 13. 75 % | TA 0.53 g/100ml | pH 4.11

Vineyard Designation

Desert Wind Estate

Wine Profile

Vintage 2016
Wine Style Red Wine
Appellation Columbia Valley
Size 750 ml