Insurgente, Dão

Insurgente, Dão - 2015

Item # 57475 750mL
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$18.96 $12.96 / Single Bottle
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$227.52 $139.97/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A 50/50 blend of Touriga Nacional and Alrocheiro that shows supple texture and solid tannins on the palate. This comes from older vines high up in the Dão region in the heart of Portugal due south of the Douro Valley.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Alfrocheiro

A Portuguese red grape of cloudy origin, Alfrocheiro was once thought to be a relative of Pinot Noir. Today, Portugal is indeed considered to be the birthplace of the grape, and it plays an important role in the red wines of the Dão (though it is also found in Alentejo, Ribatejo and Palmela). In spite of being a relative youngster among the other prominent grapes of the Dão, Alfrocheiro is highly...

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Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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