This is the name given to blended fortified wines, made from red grapes that are aged in wooden pipes, exposing them to the "angels share” a gradual process of evaporation and oxidation. The Tawny has an aging period between three to five years.
A lovely light reddish colour. Aromas of fresh and dried fruits with hints of vanilla. Very balanced on the palate with an agreable after taste of cherries.
Store and Serve Advices:
Serve slightly chilled, between 12 and 13ºC, in an appropriate glass.
Ideally consumed on its own or served with caramel, vanilla or cream desserts.
Reviews and Awards:
. 16,5 points in Revista de Vinhos.
95 pts Wine Enthusiast - Garnet ruby color still with bluish reflections. At the aromatic level, it stands out the exuberant and very mature fruit, enlivened...
18 pts Revista de Vinhos - With an attractive red-tawny hue, typical of an older wine, Offley Porto Tawny has a delicate aroma reminiscent of ripe red fruit...
Tawny with orange nuances colour. Well balanced, good acidity and freshness, with aromas to raisins, dry fruits and some vanilla. Smooth and silky with...
Intense aroma and taste: fruit jelly, quince jam, spices, in the younger wines. With age the wine develops other tastes: nuts, cinnamon, coffee, but always...