Winery Francos Reserva
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or veal.
The Reserva of the Winery Francos is in the top 10 of wines of Alenquer.
Discover the grape variety: Touriga nacional
Most certainly Portuguese, not to be confused with the Touriga Franca also of the same origin. In Portugal, where it is widely cultivated, it is used to produce, among other things, the famous red Porto. It is also found in Uzbekistan, Australia, South Africa, Cyprus, Spain, etc... very little known in France, although it is listed in the Official Catalogue of A1 vines.
Informations about the Winery Francos
The Winery Francos is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 2 wines for sale in the of Alenquer to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Lisboa
Lisboa (formerly Estremadura) is a prolific wine region located at the Center of Portugal's Atlantic coast. Despite being one of the country's most productive winemaking areas, its name remains relatively obscure in wine terms, as its wines have traditionally been labeled with the names of the local sub-regions, which include Alenquer, Bucelas and Colares. The region is also home to Portugal's capital, Lisbon. The region fell under the VR (Vinho Regional) classification until 2008, when the category was renamed IGP (Indicaciones Geográficas Protegidas) to bring it into line with the rest of Europe.
The wine region of Alenquer
The wine region d'Alenquer is located in the region in Lisboa in Portugal. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Quinta do Pinto or the Domaine Quinta do Pinto produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Alenquer are Touriga nacional, Fernao Pires and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Alenquer often reveals types of flavors of grapefruit, vanilla or floral and sometimes also flavors of black fruit, red fruit or spices.
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