TOURIGA NACIONAL

2015

Vintage
Maiden Vintage 2015

Varietal(s)
100% Touriga Nacional

Tasting Notes
A fruit-driven wine with aromas and flavours of plums, mulberries, rich ripe raspberries and spice. Succulent on the palate with fine tannins that offer a pleasant grip on the finish, complementing the lengthy fruit and mineral-driven aftertaste. Will benefit by ageing up to 5 years, but is ready to enjoy now.

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Once upon a Touriga Nacional

David Snr and Braam van Velden were the first South Africans to plant the Portuguese variety Touriga Nacional. It was planted to add more complexity to their vintage-style port wine which they were already producing from 5 Portuguese varieties planted on the estate. In the 1970s, they produced a popular dry red wine called Overtinto, which was made from 5 Portuguese varieties. The popularity of this wine inspired the creation of the Touriga Nacional.

The Shed - Overgaauw Wine Estate

Our winemaker David van Velden’s comments:

A fruit-driven wine with aromas and flavours of plums, mulberries, rich ripe raspberries and spice.

Succulent on the palate with fine tannins that offer a pleasant grip on the finish, complementing the lengthy fruit and mineral-driven aftertaste. Will benefit by ageing up to 5 years, but is ready to enjoy now.

Overgaauw wine - port

Our Cape Vintage Port is made from 6 Portuguese cultivars, fortified with 3-year-old brandy spirits and matured for at least 20 years in the bottle before release. A truly remarkable wine.

Overgaauw wine - sylvaner

Overgaauw remains the only producer of this Riesling family cultivar since 1971. One hectare of vines allows for a truly unique dry white wine experience.