10 Year Old Tawny

Grapes Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barroca
Colour Red
Origin Portugal, Port
District Tawny Port
ABV 19.5%

Pale orangey tawny. Nutty and thoroughly satisfying. Very clean and vibrant. Very fresh. Just the job! Artisanal. GV Drinking range: 2023 - 2027 Rating: 17 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com (Oct 2023)

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Beautiful light brick red colour and a pleasingly delicate shape. Lovely spicy, intense character, cherry and warm strawberries mingle with herbs and dark cherry notes. Light on its feet, but not shy in any way – lovely, long and beautifully poised.L&S (Nov 2018)

Nutty and thoroughly satisfying. Very clean, vibrant and fresh. This won’t weigh you down at the end – or beginning? – of a meal.Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com (Dec 2023)

Very fresh aromas of oranges, violets and fresh black cherries. Some slate. Full-bodied with firm and fine tannins that run the length of the port. Bright and tight. Attractive now and will age beautifully. Rating: 95 James Suckling, www.jamessuckling.com (May 2023)

Quinta da Romaneira

Whilst an old estate with a consequentially long history, Quinta da Romaneira only really becomes of note when, in 2004, new purchasers of the estate placed it under the management of Christian Seely and Antonio Agrellos who had worked such wonders at Quinta do Noval. Since then the vineyards have been overhauled, the best old vines have been retained in tandem with a replanting programme for the rest of the vineyard. A brand new winery has been constructed, two-thirds of it underground allowing Romaneira to have a proper cool wine cellar in the heart of the Douro valley.

85ha of vineyard, stretching some 3km along the River Douro are planted with both traditional Douro grapes and some plantings of international varieties.

Of course, this being the Douro valley, Quinta da Romaneira produce some very high quality Ports, but the forward focus of the estate is to realise the potential for table wine. In the words of Christian Seely, "our challenge has been, and remains, to find ways to vinify unfortified wines from the Douro that can take their rightful place among the great wines of the world, alongside the other great classic regions such as Bordeaux, Burgundy or the Rhone Valley."

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