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Royal Oporto Tawny Port 40 Year Old

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This Port is produced by skilful blending of wines that are matured for more than 40 years in the timeless settings of the Port wine. During the years it acquired the genuine and distinct taste of wood and thus it underlines the excellent qualities that distinguish it. This old noble wine has a complex velvet bouquet, it is of a burnt topaz tonality, with much race and character which is the result of the ageing process. It's a precious nectar, very elegant that touches the ones who drink it.

Region: Portugal » Oporto

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Royal Oporto:
Grape growing in the Douro Region dates back to pre-historic times. In Bronze Age burying-grounds, grape seeds and even carbonised vine-shoots have been found. With the Roman occupation, grape-growing underwent a large scale expansion-excavations carried out on the left bank of the River Tua cleary confirm the development and prosperity that the vine brought to the Douro Region. The first kn... Read more
Grape growing in the Douro Region dates back to pre-historic times. In Bronze Age burying-grounds, grape seeds and even carbonised vine-shoots have been found. With the Roman occupation, grape-growing underwent a large scale expansion-excavations carried out on the left bank of the River Tua cleary confirm the development and prosperity that the vine brought to the Douro Region. The first known written reference to the name "Port Wine" applied to the Douro wine exported from the Oporto customs house dates from the end of 1678. Between 1680 and 1715, the expansion and growth of exports was remarkable, having increased from 800 to 8.000 barrels and reaching the expressive figure of 19.000 barrels in 1749. A great contribution to this increase was made by the mercantile spirit revealed by English merchants of the period settled in the city of Oporto. Read less

This Port is produced by skilful blending of wines that are matured for more than 40 years in the timeless settings of the Port wine. During the years it acquired the genuine and distinct taste of wood and thus it underlines the excellent qualities that distinguish it. This old noble wine has a complex velvet bouquet, it is of a burnt topaz tonality, with much race and character which is the result of the ageing process. It's a precious nectar, very elegant that touches the ones who drink it.

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