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Special Reserve Tawny Port

Country

Portugal

Region

Douro

Sub-Region

Cima Corgo

Producer

Pousada

Vintage

NV

Composition

TOURIGA NACIONAL, TOURIGA FRANCA, TINTA RORIZ, TINTA BARROCA, AND TINTO CÃO

Alcohol

20.22%

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WINEMAKER NOTES

A judicious blend of superior quality Tawny Ports matured in wood, selected among the best of several harvests, approved by the IVDP (Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e do Porto) to use the denomination Special Reserve.

TASTING NOTES

Elegant aromas with scents of dried fruits, smoke and vanilla. Full bodied and bright with a long lasting finish.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

A perfect match for cheese, pastry, sweets, nuts, and dried fruits.

VINEYARD

  • Sub-Region: Tabuaço; Ervedosa do Douro (Cima Corgo); Numão (Douro Superior)
  • Vine’s Age: 20-40 years
  • Type of Soil: Schist
  • Harvest: Grapes are harvested manually and transported in 30 kg trays

VINIFICATION

  • Vinification: controlled fermentation with extended macerations, stopped by grape brandy addition
  • Aging: In large wooden vats for an average of 4 to 5 years, then blended in stainless steel tanks to preserve its classical full-bodied style, rich and well balanced
  • Date of Bottling: Bottled according to demand
  • Winemaker: Jorge Manuel Pintão/Luís Rodrigues