This extraordinary Port Wine stands out immediately for its extremely
seductive colour, reminiscent of mahogany, with hints of green when
stirred, an evident sign of its age. Its aroma is tremendously complex
and rich, with numerous nuances of dried fruits - figs and plums -,
vinegar, iodine and spices. It has a very fresh, persistent and
The palate confirms and reaffirms the remarkable freshness promised by
the nose. Even though the wine is extremely rich, unctuous, concentrated
and dense, it ends with a perfectly balanced acidity that provides an
explosive and never-ending finish, as though the wine refuses to leave.
At the very end it provides an irresistible acidity.
This wine aged throughout its long life in 650L wooden barrels.
This wine originates from vines that date back to an era pre-phylloxera,
and as such it contains a selection of typical grape varieties of the
Douro region: Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca,
Touriga Nacional and many other.