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Touriga Franca Wine

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Dive into the exquisite world of Touriga Franca, a standout grape variety hailing from Portugal's famed Douro Valley. Recognized for its robust flavors and aromatic depth, Touriga Franca wines are a testament to Portugal's winemaking prowess. Explore our curated selection of these captivating wines and shop now to indulge in the rich, nuanced taste of Touriga Franca. Experience a sip of Portugal's finest.





  • Quinta do Vallado Douro Tinto 2021

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    $42.63
    or $36.23 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Quinta do Vallado 20 Year Old Tawny Port 500ml NV

    $155.00
    or $147.25 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort Late-Bottled Vintage Port 375ml 2018

    $37.98
    or $36.08 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort Vintage Port 2007

    $457.25
    or $434.39 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Quinta do Vallado 30 Year Old Tawny Port 500ml NV

    $302.25
    or $287.14 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort ‘Vertente’ Tinta Amarela Blend 2018

    $69.75
    or $59.29 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Wine & Soul Manoella Tinto 375ml 2021

    $29.99
    or $28.49 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Wine & Soul Manoella Tinto 2021

    $47.99
    or $45.59 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Wine & Soul PINTAS Tinto 2020

    $309.92
    or $294.42 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Quinta De Chocapalha Mar de Lisboa Tinto 2020

    $25.99
    or $24.69 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Niepoort Vintage Port 750ml 2019

    $426.25
    or $404.94 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort Vintage Port 375ml 2003

    $232.50
    or $220.88 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Quinta do Vale Meão Vintage Port 2018

    $193.75
    or $184.06 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort ‘Redoma’ Tinta Amarela Blend 2019

    $131.75
    or $111.99 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort ‘Charme’ Touriga Franca Blend 2018

    $232.50
    or $197.63 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Niepoort ‘Batuta’ Tinta Amarela Blend 2010

    $232.50
    or $197.63 in case of 6 bottles.
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Nestled in the heart of Portugal, the Douro Valley is a region steeped in viticultural history, and Touriga Franca stands as one of its most celebrated grape varieties. This grape boasts an impressive ability to thrive in the Douro's rugged terrains, producing wines with a harmonious balance of fruitiness and Nestled in the heart of Portugal, the Douro Valley is a region steeped in viticultural history, and Touriga Franca stands as one of its most celebrated grape varieties. This grape boasts an impressive ability to thrive in the Douro's rugged terrains, producing wines with a harmonious balance of fruitiness and structure. Characterized by flavors of dark berries, hints of floral notes, and often a touch of spice, wines made from Touriga Franca are known for their elegance and longevity. Historically, this grape has played a vital role in the production of Portugal's iconic Port wines but has, over time, proven its worth as a varietal in its own right, crafting red wines that truly capture the essence of the Douro. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Touriga Franca wine?

Touriga Franca wine is crafted from one of Portugal's premier grape varieties. Originating from the esteemed vineyards of the Douro Valley, Touriga Franca is renowned for its integral role in the production of the iconic Port wines. As a varietal wine, Touriga Franca showcases an intricate blend of floral aromas coupled with luscious dark fruit flavors. Often described as having a silky texture, wines produced from this grape are celebrated for their depth, elegance, and structured tannins. The grape's resilience to the challenging conditions of the Douro region further accentuates its distinctive character, making Touriga Franca wines a true reflection of the region's terroir and winemaking heritage.

Which wine regions make the best Touriga Franca wine?

The cradle of Touriga Franca is indisputably the Douro Valley in Portugal. This UNESCO World Heritage site, with its terraced vineyards overlooking the Douro River, provides the optimal conditions for the grape to flourish. The region's unique combination of schist soils, hot summers, and age-old winemaking traditions culminate in Touriga Franca wines of unmatched quality. While the grape is cultivated in other Portuguese regions and even in parts of Australia and South Africa, the Douro Valley remains the benchmark for premier Touriga Franca expressions.

What are the most popular Touriga Franca wines?

While Touriga Franca is often blended with other native Portuguese grapes, especially in Port wines, single-varietal expressions have been gaining traction for their unique portrayal of the grape's profile. Top-end Douro reds, where Touriga Franca plays a lead or substantial supporting role, have garnered international acclaim. Labels from esteemed producers in the Douro, especially those focusing on organic and biodynamic practices, are often sought after by enthusiasts and collectors alike, keen to experience the pure essence of this grape.

What are the best value Touriga Franca wines?

For those exploring Touriga Franca wines without venturing into the high-end spectrum, there's a plethora of options that offer exceptional value. Many mid-range Douro red blends, which incorporate Touriga Franca, deliver the grape's characteristic depth and aroma without the premium price tag. These wines often exhibit the grape's versatility and are an excellent gateway for those new to Portuguese wines, combining quality with affordability.

What are the foods best paired with Touriga Franca wines?

Touriga Franca wines, with their rich fruit flavors and structured tannins, are an excellent match for a variety of hearty dishes. Traditional Portuguese cuisine, such as roasted lamb, grilled chorizo, and braised beef, harmonize beautifully with these wines. Additionally, strong cheeses, especially those from the Iberian Peninsula, enhance the wine's inherent complexities. For a more international approach, consider pairing with BBQ dishes, steak, or even rich pasta sauces. The wine's depth and structure can elevate the flavors of the dish, creating a memorable dining experience.