Tanners Super Douro, Reserva 2015

PR07915

This is rich and concentrated with great depth and well-defined notes of spice and flowers, pressed violets, blueberries and a cool mineral vein. It oozes charm and has fine, elegant tannins.

The winemaking team at Duorum sent us this reply when we requested more information on the use of oak in Tanners Super Douro:

“The wine has been blended by Tanners buying team using wines from the Duorum estate. The Colheita wine in the blend is aged for 6 months in French oak barrels, but the winery were persuaded by Tanners great charm (!) to include a significant quantity of reserve wine in the blend, giving it even more sophistication and ageing capacity. Reserve wines have had 12-15 months in French oak, and the grapes come from specific locations within the vineyard known for their high quality. As well as all the usual Douro grapes (the same as in port), Sousão is especially favoured in a higher percentage, as it gives a deep colour and structure."

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Type Red
ABV 14.0%
Bottle Size 75 cl
Country Portugal
Region Portugal
Area Douro
Style Full-bodied
Vintage 2015
Major Grape Touriga Nacional
Grapes Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Souzão
Drinking Guide Drink or Keep
Food Match Frango grelhado (grilled chicken with peri-peri and garlic)
Press Reviews

UK Merchant Tanners blended this from wines made by Douorum Vinhos. A full-on mouthful at first taste, with concentrated black berry fruits galore. But the palate reveals more lightness of touch thanks to an elegant structure and subtle use of oak. Definitely one for barbequed meats.
Christelle Guibert, Weekday Wines – 25 under £25, Decanter Magazine, May 2018

The meat of the moment is of course spring lamb, which needs red wines to bring out the best of it …the rich, robust and spicy Tanners Super Douro, Reserva 2015, made from the local port grapes combination with the addition of the rare sousao grape to give structure, will cut through any fattiness in the lamb. A terrifically appealing all round red for roasts and barbecues, once the weather allows.
Terry Kirby, www.theindependent.co.uk, 29th April 2018

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UK Merchant Tanners blended this from wines made by Douorum Vinhos. A full-on mouthful at first taste, with concentrated black berry fruits galore. But the palate reveals more lightness of touch thanks to an elegant structure and subtle use of oak. Definitely one for barbequed meats.
Christelle Guibert, Weekday Wines – 25 under £25, Decanter Magazine, May 2018

The meat of the moment is of course spring lamb, which needs red wines to bring out the best of it …the rich, robust and spicy Tanners Super Douro, Reserva 2015, made from the local port grapes combination with the addition of the rare sousao grape to give structure, will cut through any fattiness in the lamb. A terrifically appealing all round red for roasts and barbecues, once the weather allows.
Terry Kirby, www.theindependent.co.uk, 29th April 2018

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