• Rustic Spur Estate Souzao, Papaw Moyer 2018

Rustic Spur Estate Souzao, Papaw Moyer 2018

Rustic Spur

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In 2022, the wine was awarded "Best in Class" and also received a Double Gold at the Lone Star International Wine Competition.

Very few wineries around the world are using the traditional port wine grape Souzao to produce a single varietal dry red wine.  This grape variety hails from the region of Portugal and is considered as one of the most sought after wines in that particular region.  While originating in the regions of Minho, this red wine grape variety is starting to become popular in Texas.  This is a well balanced medium-bodied wine with complex layers and a long finish.  As one of the rare “Tenturier” or black grape varietals, the black skin and red flesh of the Souzao grape produce a deep intense color. Tart blueberry and blackberry, sweet pipe tobacco, white pepper, spice, dark chocolate and earthy rhubarb are some of the flavors that might be found.

Brand Rustic Spur
Region Texas
Style Red
Varietal Souzao
Harvest Date 8/11/2018
Vintage 2018
Barrel Neutral Oak
3 1/2 years in American Neutral Oak
Closure Cork
Appellation Texas Hill Country
ABV 13.5%
Pairings cured meat, cajun food, beef quesadillas

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The most well-known of Texas AVAs, the Texas Hill Country is the largest AVA in Texas and one of the largest in the states. The varied geography allows for many varietals.

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