Tasting Notes – Supercluster

Name: Supercluster
Producer: Winc
Region: California
Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional
Overall Rating:  
Pairing: This is a rare California Touriga Nacional.  It was lighter than I expected, having read about the strong tannins in many Portuguese Tourigas.  Even with it’s lightness, the oak aging resulted in a baked strawberry pie flavor, and the subtle tannins gave it enough complexity to pair nicely with the Philly Cheesesteak Bowl from Green Chef.


Red: Purplish/Ruby
Brightness: Dull/Hazy

Intensity: Low/Moderate
Age: Youthful
Scent: cherry and blackberry

Dry/Sweet: Dry/Off-dry
Body: Light
Acidity: Fresh/Smooth
Tannin: Low
Flavors:  Strawberry pie, but some tartness on the finish.


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