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Ferreira Quinta Do Porto 10 Year Tawny Rated 1987

External Review by Shop Wine Direct:

Fresher style, with plum, chocolate and light caramel aromas. Full-bodied, with medium sweetness and a fruity finish. Drink now.(WS)

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Ferreira:
Ferreira is one of the top Port producers, based in the Douro region of Portugal. The Ferreira family was already making wines in the Douro by the 1750s, a few years before it became an officially recognized wine region in 1756. When Doña Antonia Adelaïde Ferreira, great-granddaughter of the winery’s founder, became a widow at age 33, she decided to channel all her energy an... Read more
Ferreira is one of the top Port producers, based in the Douro region of Portugal. The Ferreira family was already making wines in the Douro by the 1750s, a few years before it became an officially recognized wine region in 1756. When Doña Antonia Adelaïde Ferreira, great-granddaughter of the winery’s founder, became a widow at age 33, she decided to channel all her energy and time into building up the business, expanding grape-planting, production and promotion of the winery. All this effort helped build Ferreira into a facility that is still one of the largest and most successful in the region. Ferreira meticulously selects grapes and controls all stages of wine production. They still use a pressing technique that mimics the quality achieved by manual foot-pressing. They are known for their elegant style, not too strong and concentrated, as Doña Antonio preferred it.  Read less

External Reviews for Ferreira Quinta Do Porto 10 Year Tawny Rated

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Fresher style, with plum, chocolate and light caramel aromas. Full-bodied, with medium sweetness and a fruity finish. Drink now.(WS)




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