Delaforce Touriga Nacional 2011

Touriga Nacional Touriga Nacional
Douro, Portugal

$17.75 (324517)

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  • 8989

89 pts
6
April 26, 2014

Critic Reviews (3)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Representing excellent value for money, the 2011 Touriga Nacional is not to be missed. Opaque black-ruby in colour,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This nicely shows off what I like to call the feminine side of touriga - lifted perfumed mulberry, floral character...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Deep, dark purple colour; intense, ripe, highly concentrated nose with plenty of black and blue fruit and...

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Community Reviews (3)

Brad Mate
Brad Mate

An absolutely stellar wine! Full of complexities and big big super drying tannins. Expect black cherry, sweet pipe tobacco, scorched earth, cigar char, barn yard, vanilla, cedar, ash, charcoal and mineral on the finish. Serious QPR here!

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Purple Moose
Purple Moose

Wine Spectator gave this wine a 93. This is somewhat excessive in my view, but not far off. This Douro is somewhat closed on the nose. I'm looking for it to open up in the next two to three years. The palate, however, is stellar, showing impressive depth and complexity, particularly at this price point. There is a subtle salinity and stony minerality that nicely complements the plush (but not jammy) fruit core. Excellent length.

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Tony  G
Tony G

Deep dark colour, a powerful wine. Coming together nicely now (April 2016) but this should do well for several years easily. Pair with a grilled steak or lamb.

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