Quinta de la Rosa Vintage 2009 Magnum is an well balanced, structured and evolved wine, the flavor of fresh fruits and smooth tannins, mixed with an aroma of blackberry and cistus, make this wine an perfect choise to serve with some cheese or chocolate. This wine is a little bit drier, compared to the other porto wines.
Year Notes about 2007 Wine Year and Harvest: The 2007 year had a rainy winter that replenish underground water reserves, after four hot and dry years.
Wet conditions continued in the spring and early summer with low temperatures.
In the first two weeks of September there were constant daily temperatures between 35 °C and 38 °C.
These hot, dry conditions made the vineyards ripe perfectly, accelerating the sugar and phenolic compounds production while maintaining the excellent natural acidity resulting from a relatively cool summer. As a result, the harvest produced perfectly balanced musts which led to wines with style and elegant, full of vitality and with a concentrated fruity character and superb freshness.
The Fonseca 2016 has the finely constituted fruit which is a hallmark of the house style, with an attractive minerality. It is worth noting the quality of the tannins, one of the key attributes of the 2016 vintage. This was a year of low yields and this is reflected in the amount of vintage port offered.
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