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Quinta de Roriz Port Blend Porto Vintage 1991

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 1991 vintage port is a young, husky, muscular, opaque purple-colored wine with copious quantities of licorice, peppery, smoky, cassis fruit, a heady alcohol content that is not totally integrated, and layers of sweet, rich, jammy fruit that cares... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Port wine from Douro in Portugal. 1991 Quinta do Roriz Vintage Port 750ml

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Quinta de Roriz:
In the very earliest years of the 18th century, more than 150 years before the Port companies of Oporto began to build vineyards in the Upper Douro, a Scotsman named Robert Archibald travelled into the Douro. He acquired a perpetual lease on a wild and isolated property between Pinhao and Tua. Here he built a rudimentary shooting box from which he hunted wild boar and partridge in the surround... Read more
In the very earliest years of the 18th century, more than 150 years before the Port companies of Oporto began to build vineyards in the Upper Douro, a Scotsman named Robert Archibald travelled into the Douro. He acquired a perpetual lease on a wild and isolated property between Pinhao and Tua. Here he built a rudimentary shooting box from which he hunted wild boar and partridge in the surrounding countryside. Shortly after he began to plant a vineyard on his land and Quinta de Roriz started to produce wine. During the 20th century the Roriz wines continued to appear, but now associated to shippers' names. It is now, at the start of a new millennium, that Roriz has been re-established as an independent producer and it is intended to regain its position as one of the pre-eminent Quintas of the Douro. Read less

External Reviews for Quinta de Roriz Port Blend Porto Vintage

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/25/2011

The 1991 vintage port is a young, husky, muscular, opaque purple-colored wine with copious quantities of licorice, peppery, smoky, cassis fruit, a heady alcohol content that is not totally integrated, and layers of sweet, rich, jammy fruit that cares... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Port wine from Douro in Portugal. 1991 Quinta do Roriz Vintage Port 750ml



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