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Quinta de Roriz Port Blend Porto Vintage 2005

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Quinta de Roriz 2005 Vintage Port is opaque with a deep purple rim, the sign of a classic young Vintage Port. The wine shows tremendous aromatic concentration, with fresh and youthful aromas of blackberries and black cherries combined with hints of spices and cedar wood. On the palate rich and well balanced, with layers of polished tannins and the hallmark mineral tones. A luscious and incredibly persistent finish.

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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

Quinta de Roriz 2005 Vintage Port is opaque with a deep purple rim, the sign of a classic young Vintage Port. The wine shows tremendous aromatic concentration, with fresh and youthful aromas of blackberries and black cherries combined with hints of spices and cedar wood. On the palate rich and well balanced, with layers of polished tannins and the hallmark mineral tones. A luscious and incredibly persistent finish.

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