2016 Insurgente

Lua Cheia (Dao)

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The 2016 Insurgente ($8.11) of Lua Cheia: a red wine from Dao that is based on the best of touriga nacional of 2016 and presents an alcohol content of 14%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Uvinum users.

Technical sheet · Insurgente

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Dao (Portugal)
Winery: Lua Cheia
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Touriga Nacional
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Lua Cheia

2016 Insurgente (Touriga Nacional)


  • View: dark ruby.
  • Nose: aromas of plum, blueberry, black currant, black chocolate.
  • Boca: smoked flavor, leather, well balanced, medium acidity, one end of plum, blackberry and blackcurrant.


VINEYARD: granitic ground about 400 meters.

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional and Alfrocheiro.

DEVELOPMENT: Harvested in boxes of 22 kg. Stemming and crushing, 12 hours of pre-maceration pre-fermentation. Use of yeasts with temperature control (22-24 °C) for 90 days.

PAIRING: game meats, grilled meats and soft cheeses.



Lua Cheia

The Full Moon project in Vinhas Velhas is the result of the passionate connection that its 3 founders - João Silva e Sousa, Francisco Baptista and Manuel Dias - have maintained with the Douro for more than two decades. After so many years to be surprised by this unique wine region, in 2009 it was...

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Insurgente 2016

Produced from Touriga Nacional and Alfrocheiro grape varieties, located in granite soil at 400 meters in altitude. With notes of black fruits and pine, this wine reveals the freshness of Dão on the palate with round and weel-integrated tannins promising longevity.
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Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas is a result of the passion to display the individuality and character that the creators of this project - João Silva e Sousa, Francisco Baptista and Manuel Dias - have...
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Lua Cheia Insurgente 2015
89 pts Robert Parker - Red garnet colour. A very intense and complex aroma, with ripe red fruit and balsamic notes reminiscent of pine and eucalyptus. In the mouth it is very elegant and...
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