Tinta Cão is a rare Portuguese grape variety that makes a delicious medium bodied wine with lovely floral aromatics. Our Tinta Cão has a distinctive raspberry aroma with balanced tannins and a spicy finish. Perfect with spicy red tomato sauce or salami and tastes amazing with char-grilled asparagus wrapped in prosciutto.
The newly released 2015 has not been reviewed yet - but here's what Ned Goodwin from Halliday's Wine Companion had to say about our 2014 Tinta Cão...
"Tinta Cão is an indigenous Portuguese variety, prevalent throughout the Douro. Seldom made as a straight varietal, its overall aura of savour and clear herbal voice is attractive. Peppery briar, clove and star anise are nestled amidst flavours of raspberry and mulberry. While the fruit allusions are strong, this wine does not stray into sweetness for a moment. A spindle of bright acidity and edgy grape tannins twirl across the palate, laying arid the upper gums. The fruit then spurts back across the plate, readying one for another glass. A wine that is centrally focused in the mouth, pummelling it with texture and generosity. Delicious!" 93 points.
Halliday Wine Companion
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