The 2009 year was characterised by a low grape production, much in part due to the very dry summer that was felt in that year. The harvest at Quinta de Vargellas began on September 12th and it was verified that the amount of fruit was greatly reduced, leading to a production of concentrated wines, with high sugar levels. Taylor’s Vargellas Vinha Velha Vintage 2009 is a deep black purple colour Port wine with sublime aromas of ripe fruit like plums, black cherries, cassis and slight notes of rosewood and clove.
The aroma of violets reflects the complexity of aromas present in this Vintage. On the palate reveals dense tannins and with a thick texture and fruity flavours. The aftertaste is long, energetic and persistent. Taylor’s Vargellas Vinha Velha Vintage 2009 should be open 2 hours before being served and it is also recommended to decant it. The bottle should be stored horizontally in a dry, cool and dark place in order to mantain intact the wine qualities. A Port indicated to be served after meals with cream cheeses or with meat dishes. Awards: 97 points in Wine Advocate Magazine; 96 points in Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira wine cellars are one the most modern of Douro, being combined with the best of traditional winemaking methods, developed during centuries. The dedication and care invested with the cellars transposes to their exclusive bottling, where Vintage Port Wines have a place of distinction. The superb quality and bottling expresses a great exuberance. Dow’s Senhora da Ribeira Vintage 2006 is a full-bodied Port Wine, with strong tannins, although immature.m The flavour of blackberries provide it its intense and deep dark colour. With a mystic perfume, in this wine stands out the notes of tobacco, herbs and spring fresh flowers is now avaiable in a 4, 5Lt (6 bottles) edition to celebrate a special moment.
Dow's Quinta Sra. Da Ribeira Vintage 2012 is a wine with aroma of violets from the vineyards of Touriga Franca which are oriented to the South and in the year of its production reached a perfect ripeness. In this wine is still possible to find slight aromas of blackberry and currant, making it fragrant and fruity wine.
Fonseca Vintage 2009 Port
Reserve, right now, a Fonseca Vintage Port wine that will be more appreciated if consumed from 2019 to 2039.
Do not miss this opportunity to savour a great wine in a few years, celebrating the great moments of your, and of your familys and friends, life.
Croft Vintage Port 2007
This is a fragrant Port wine with black cherry and violet aromas and a touch of eucalyptus.
A good choice for a Vintage to accompany the end of a meal.Ageing Period:
Aged for 24 months in oak casks and then in bottles for several years.