Quinta Dona Mafalda – Touriga National 2016 – Douro

Quinta Dona Mafalda – Touriga National 2016 – Douro

The nose is fruity, racy, well-structured, precise and offers a beautiful grain as well as a fine power. It reveals notes of cassis, wild berries and touches of fleshy plum, pepper, fleshy wild strawberry combined with hints of liquorice stick, tobacco leaf as well as a very discreet hint of liquorice, sweet spices and violet / lily. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced, precise, clean and offers tension, a good minerality (a mineral frame), a good definition, a beautiful suavity, gourmandise as well as elegance. On the palate this wine expresses notes of black cherry, blackberry and small notes of cassis associated with small touches of fleshy wild raspberry, fleshy blueberry, fleshy / juicy plum as well as small hints of flowers, olive black, blond tobacco, caramelization, Bourbon vanilla / sweet spices. Tannins are fine, elegant and structuring. Good length. A beautiful wine!

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 12/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)