Browse by Grape - Souzão (Sousão, Vinhão, Sousón)
Souzão (Sousão, Vinhão; Spanish: Sousón) is Portuguese wine grape that is used in the production of port wine. While originating in the Minho regions, it is used primarily in Australia, California and South Africa. In Portugal, it is also an authorized planting in the Douro, and Dão-Lafões area (Vinho do Dão). The grape is known for the deep color it produces in a wine as well as its coarse and raisiny taste.
In Australia Souzao is used to make port style wines and also table wines, often blended with other Portuguese grape varieties.
Quinta da Foz de TEMILOBOS DOURO 2016
Portugal :: Douro
Souzão (Sousão, Vinhão, Sousón)
, Tinta Amarela/Trincadeira
, Tinto Cao
, Touriga Francesa
, Touriga Nacional
Body: d - Medium to Full
Ready to drink
A blend of indigenous Portugese grapes from a single vineyard. A seductive combination of black cherries, cinnamon & leathery aromas. The palate is both peppery & smooth with ripe mulberry fruit & cedar overtones giving plenty of length.
Shop Price: £17.49