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Dorina Lindemann

Dorina Lindemann
2017 Jovem, Touriga Nacional, Alentejo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 14.5%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
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Dorina Lindemann
2017 Jovem, Touriga Nacional, Alentejo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Portuguese Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 14.5%
Dark violet color. Aromas and flavors of crushed raspberry, wild plum, violet petals, and blackberry with a soft, lively, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-to-long finish with notes of vanilla and raspberries and cream with drying, fine tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A rich, juicy red with sophisticated floral nuances.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: crushed raspberry, wild plum, violet petals, and blackberry
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of vanilla and raspberries and cream
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rich, juicy red with sophisticated floral nuances

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
11 NW Lava Rd.
Bend, OR 97703
USA
1 541-388-5330

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
While Portugal is best known for its production of Port wines, there are several types of red wine also produced in various regions. The best known of these include the robust reds produced from varieties that are used to produce Port, varieties such Touriga Nacional and Tinta Cao. These wines are produced in the Dour Valley and are ripe with black fruit flavors; the wines generally have slightly low acidity, due to the hot local climate. Drink these wines with rich red meats, game or aged cheeses.