Category Archives: Touriga

2007 Tscharke Lumberjack Vintage Fortified Touriga

I’m a fortified and I’m ok…Don’t get sent many. Not popular. More’s the shame. The bottle has changed. Not blocky anymore. A pity given the Lumberjack moniker. Smells and tastes of toffee, dark chocolate, citrus peel, blackcurrants and plums with … Continue reading

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2013 Tscharke Matching Socks Touriga

Many varying opinions about Touriga as a table wine variety when speaking to McLaren Vale and Barossa vignerons. Some very positive, others not so much. The latter feel it can get jammy and simple. I’ve enjoyed what I’ve tasted so … Continue reading

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2013 Three Dark Horses Touriga Nacional

It’s wines like this that will breathe new life into the Langhorne Creek region. Whole berries, wild yeast, pressed to old puncheons for three months. Unfined and unfiltered. Spicy as all heck. Abundant plums and blackberries with juicy blue fruited highlights. … Continue reading

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2010 Vinteloper ADELO

David Bowley’s Vinteloper label is rapidly establishing itself as a one to keep a close eye on. His Rieslings, particularly the quirky, complex and delicious ODEON, have led the way but this curious blend of Touriga, Shiraz and Pinot is right up … Continue reading

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