葡国杜丽佳 Grape in Focus: Touriga Nacional

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即使众所周知葡萄牙本土有百种土生的葡萄种类,而在众多葡萄中最为特别的是葡国杜丽佳。的确,葡国杜丽佳是一种高贵的葡萄品种备受瞩目于葡萄牙,也是全世界的象征。葡国杜丽佳原本种植于杜奥(Dão),它们被急速扩展至杜罗(Douro),成为了制作葡国酒的必需品。最后,葡萄酒制作经营者意识到它的酿造价值,便广泛种植于其他地区,例如有阿连特如(Alentejo)。Touriga-Nacional-Silvaspoons-091613

葡国杜丽佳是一种产量属于少数量的葡萄种。它们的果实​​很小,这就是为什么它们在各方面也是如此强烈,高浓度的甜味,色泽和香味。葡国杜丽佳的酒在各方面也恰到好处,带有酒性,且具有极好的成长性。

Although it is known worldwide that Portugal has hundreds of native grape varieties, it is also considered by many that Portugal’s finest is Touriga Nacional. Indeed, Touriga Nacional is a noble variety, very much appreciated in Portugal and a symbol of the country worldwide. Originally grown in Dão, Touriga Nacional was rapidly expanded into Douro and became the backbone of Port wines. As winemakers realised the value of the grape for still wines, it is now grown in other regions, such as the Alentejo.

Untitled-1Touriga Nacional is a grape variety of small production. The grapes are very small, which is why they are so intense, packing high concentration of sugar, colour and aromas. The wines made with Touriga Nacional are quite balanced, alcoholic and with good aging potential.


最能形容葡国杜丽佳的就是它拥有紫罗兰的香气和花的外观。而至于在味觉上,这种葡萄为酒带来了果实,香味和高质素的口感。

加利福尼亚州,澳洲和少数地区也在尝试研究葡国杜丽佳,希望能够把葡国杜丽佳的滋味带进他们的酒里。

As for Touriga Nacional’s profile, the most consensual aroma is that of violets and floral notes. On the palate, this is a grape that brings out fruit, spices and texture to the wines.

California, Australia and a few other places are also experimenting with Touriga Nacional and trying to get its intensity in their wines.


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葡国杜丽佳(Touriga Nacional)的其他语言别称有:Other names for Touriga Nacional are:

Bical Tinto, Bical Tinto, Mortágua, Mortágua Preto, Preto Mortágua, Touriga, Touriga Fina, Tourigao, Tourigo Antigo, Tourigo do Dão 和Turiga。

 


除了忆往昔外,我们在其他的顶级葡萄酒中,也能找到葡国杜丽佳这个葡萄成分。当中包括:

Besides Apegadas Quinta Velha, other Topwines with Touriga Nacional are: