Touriga Nacional, 2012

Casa de Pasarella

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Casa da Passarella 'Somontes' 2012

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The wine's story

OK. We need to talk a little about Portugal. For way too long, this beautiful, small country on the Atlantic coast has been overshadowed by its bigger, bolder, noisier Spanish neighbour, which, alt... read more

Sommelier notes

The Portuguese wine region of Dão is probably not on your wine radar....but that should change, especially after tasting this.

Touriga Nacional is the main grape of the country, and made most often ... read more

Food pairings

This grape is made from a red blend prominently featuring that great Portuguese grape, Touriga Nacional. It’s a bold and tannic grape, which calls out for a bit of fat and stodge when it comes to f... read more

Cellar Period

3-5 years - This will improve over the next few years, but don't be afraid to open it today!

    • Pairings
    • Red Meat
    • Italian
    • Grilled Meat
    • Lamb
    • Spanish Cuisine
    • Grilled Vegetables
    • Beef Stews
    • Production Methods
    • Alcoholic Fermentation
    • Bottled Without Filtration
    • Tastes
    • Bitter
    • Rich
    • Earthy
    • Fruity
    • Seasons
    • Cooler Months
    • Moods
    • Contemplative
    • Creative
    • Romantic
    • Mood for something different
    • Oak
    • French Oak