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Mourisco

Mourisco is an ancient Iberian grape variety that is mainly used in blend to produce light red wine.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Mourisco (also known as Marufo) is a small, round, blue-black grape that produces light ruby colour red wine with fresh mild strawberries aromas.

Fresh Mourisco grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Mourisco is mainly grown in the Iberian region in Portugal and Spain. and France. Mourisco is a vigorous and relatively productive grape variety. It has thick skinned, large sized berries in large bunches. Due to its light colour and structure, the wine is more suitted to be made into rosé than to red wines . Mourisco produces some of the most highly acclaimed wines in Portugal, with some of the best examples coming from the Douro region. In Spain, mostly in Castilla-La Mancha, the grape is usually blended with other grapes to produce still red wines. Mourisco wines are best enjoyed with hearty, flavourful dishes such as slow-cooked stews, roasted meats, and game.

Foods to pair with Mourisco:

Deep fried
Beef
Game
Sausage
Smoky
Light meat
Fun Fact about Mourisco
Mourisco is believed to have been named after the Mouriscos, the people of Moorish descent who lived in the Douro region during the 16th century.

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Andresen Century 10 Year Old Tawny Port

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Andresen Century 10 Year Old Tawny Port is a remarkable fortified wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in Douro Valley, this Port is made from carefully selected grapes grown in exceptional vineyards. The winemaking process involves aging the wine for a decade, resulting in a rich and complex flavor profile. With its tawny hue and enticing aromas, this Port offers a delightful balance of dried fruits, nuts, and subtle hints of caramel. Its smooth and velvety texture, along with a long, lingering finish, makes it a perfect choice for those seeking a sophisticated and elegant wine experience.
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fruit-based desserts
blue cheese
chocolate desserts
roasted nuts
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