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I have bought a number of cases of wine from Portugal Vineyards, usually after a holiday where I have found Portuguese wines I like, that I can't buy at home. They have a very good range and their rates for shipping to the UK are reasonable. Occasionally they have been unable to supply one of the wines in the order. This has been communicated well and it has been easy to agree suitable substitutions. I will continue to buy Portuguese wines here.

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88 pts CellarTracker - It has an intense tawny colour with brick-like tones. Its elegant and complex bouquet is characterised by flavours of ripe fruit, marmalade and nuts, with notes of vanilla, raisins and jelly. In the mouth, the balance between th ...

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  • Tipo: Aged Tawny
  • Tamaño: 750 ml
  • Vendimia: NV
  • Tipo de uvas: Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão
  • Enólogo: Luís Sottomayor
  • Región: Port wine
  • Graduación: 20%

Winemaking:
It is produced by the traditional Porto Wine method. The hand-picked grapes undergo stalk-removal and crushing before fermentation, under controlled temperature, with skin maceration so as to extract the best components. The addition of wine alcohol at the ideal moment sets the balance between the wine´s body and bouquet. This moment is chosen by the winemaker following strict control of fermentation temperatures and densities, the later depending on the vine variety, maturation stage and the final sweetness required. After the harvest, the wines remain in the Douro until the following Spring, when they are taken to V.N.Gaia and enter Offley´s centuries-old lodges for ageing in oak wood casks, as required by Porto Wine traditional ageing system. Along the years, the wines selected for this Offley Porto Tawny 10 Years Old are carefully tasted and analysed, racked from lees and all corrections deemed necessary by the tasters are carried out. The final blend results from a selection of wines between 9 and 12 years of age, composed to maintain the consistency and character of this Offley Porto Tawny 10 Years Old.

Grape Varieties:
Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão

Tasting Notes:
It has an intense tawny colour with brick-like tones. Its elegant and complex bouquet is characterised by flavours of ripe fruit, marmalade and nuts, with notes of vanilla, raisins and jelly. In the mouth, the balance between the richness of the grapes´ natural sugars and its tannins provide the wine with a fine structure and a delicate yet complex finish.

Store and Serve Advices:
The bottle should be kept upright, protected from light and humidity, at a constant temperature of 16ºC-18ºC. It is ready for drinking and does not require decanting. Once open, it should be consumed within 2-3 months. Serve between 12ºC-16ºC.

Food Pairing:
Delicious on its own and goes very well with several salty starters (quiche, foie-gras, creamy sea-food and vegetables), rich desserts (from the classic crème brûlée to a simple fresh peach) and a great variety of cheeses (including cured and blue cheese).

Reviews and Awards:
. 88 points in CellarTracker;
. 86 points in Wine Enthusiast Magazine;
. 85 points in Wine Spectator Magazine;
. 16,5 points in Revista de Vinhos;
. 16,5 points in Vinho Grandes Escolhas;
. Silver medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014;
. Bronze medal International Wine Challenge 2014;
. Silver medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013;
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2013;
. Silver medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013;
. Bronze medal International Wine Challenge 2013;
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2012;
. Silver Outstanding medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012;
. Gold medal International Wine Challenge 2012;
. Gold medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2011;
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2011;
. Gold (Best In Class) medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011.

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Revista de Vinhos
01/07/2016

16,5 points - Offley Barão de Forrester 10 years Port

Loaded in color, austere, notes of dry fruits and exotic woods, a style with complexity. Has very good presence in the mouth, suggestions of pound cake, alive and Rico. Very well done. Bottled 2012.

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Wine Enthusiast
01/07/2016

86 points - Offley Barão de Forrester 10 years Port

The wine has a dark, still-young color. Freshness brings out bright red and dried fruits as well as acidity. It's attractive, soft and fruity, a young-tasting 10-Years-Old.

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Wine Spectator
01/07/2016

85 points - Offley Barão de Forrester 10 years Port

Vibrant aromas of light toffee, prunes and coffee follow through to a medium body, with ripe fruit and a peppery finish. A bit young in style, but clean and delicious. Drink now. 9,000 cases made.

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Offley Barão de Forrester 10 years Port

Offley Barão de Forrester 10 years Port

88 pts CellarTracker - It has an intense tawny colour with brick-like tones. Its elegant and complex bouquet is characterised by flavours of ripe fruit, marmalade and nuts, with notes of vanilla, raisins and jelly. In the mouth, the balance between th ...

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