Follies Touriga Nacional - Cabernet SauvignonFonte Nossa Senhora da Vandoma

2011 / 750 ml. | Item #: 39786

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Primary Grape: Touriga Nacional | All Grapes: 70% Touriga Nacional, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

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Critical Acclaim

WE92 Wine Enthusiast 6/1/2015

"Mainly Touriga Nacional with 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, this is a structured wine. The perfumes of the Touriga are balanced by the tannins of the Cabernet to give a wine that’s dense and firmly full in the mouth. Wood-aged, it has stylishness and a good promise for aging. Drink from 2018." (92 pts.)

RP87 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 25th Jun 2014

"The 2011 Touriga Nacional / Cabernet Sauvignon Follies is a 70-30 blend of Touriga Nacional and Cabernet Sauvignon, aged in French oak (25% first use; 35% second use and 40% third use) for approximately 1 year. It comes in at 14% alcohol. There is not necessarily a lot of depth here, but in other respects it is pretty fine with an amazingly fresh feel to it. Elegant and lifted, this has a lingering and flavorful finish with some hints of complexity. Its demeanor makes it reasonably transparent, too, even with a few oaky nuances. The moderate tannins tighten just a bit with air, but it comes around well. It should hold a few years nicely, but it is approachable now. Drink now–2020." (87 pts.)


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SKU 39786
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Follies Touriga Nacional - Cabernet Sauvignon
Country Portugal
Region N/A
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Product Location - Location-Appellation Bairrada
Package Size 750 ml.
Packaging - Non-Standard and Special N/A
Proof/Alcohol by Volume N/A
Brand Follies
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Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style N/A
Vintage 2011
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Critical Acclaim N/A
Premier Pick No
Awards and Accolades N/A
Awards Description N/A
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Organic Description N/A
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color Red
Grape(s) 70% Touriga Nacional, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Primary Grape Touriga Nacional
Body N/A
Finish N/A
Food Pairing N/A
Occasion Pairing N/A
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
Sweetness Scale N/A
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