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Destino Douro Red
Douro :: Portugal
The Destino Fifth Empire wines are produced at Quinta do Portal, a family fine winemaking company producing Douro wines since the early 1990’s on an estate where the family had been producing Port since the late 19th century. Winemaking is overseen by Paulo Coutinho, who has been at Quinta do Portal since 1994.
Tinta Roriz 45%, Touriga Franca 30%, Touriga Nacional 25%
9 months in French oak
Blackberry, vanilla and ripe plum
Medium bodied, balanced acidity with tannins in check
Rosemary braised lamb shanks