Deep dark colour. The nose is dominated by ripe berry fruit aromas with a layer of spice giving great complexity. The mouth is very structured with a long and lingering fresh peppery finish.
Store and Serve Advices:
Store in a cool dark place (12-14 º C), in a horizontal position, with minimal vibration. Serve at a temperature of 16 º C. It is advisable to use the same day or up to 3 weeks. May submit deposit in the bottle.
Vintage Ports are after meal drinks. Take them with cheese like Stilton or Gorgonzola. But you can also incorporate them into a meal, combining for instance a Steak au Poivre with a young Vintage.
Reviews and Awards:
. 92 points in Robert Parker;
. 18 points in Vinho Grandes Escolhas.
93 pts Robert Parker - Opaque color. Excellent concentration and aromatic depth, where outstanding notes of ripe wild fruits, spice and soft spice stand out....
17,5 pts Revista de Vinhos - Typical aromas of a young Vintage port from a fresh year, very aromatic with intense black cherry liquor flavours, chocolate and...
92 pts Wine Spectator - Deep dark colour. The nose is dominated by ripe berry fruit aromas with a layer of spice giving great complexity. The mouth is very...
17 pts Revista de Vinhos - Purplish tones colour. Very fruity and complex, highlighting the fine aroma of ripe black fruits, jam and jelly. Round and...