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Smith Woodhouse Port Blend Porto Vintage 1980

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Alkoholhalt 13,0 % Färg Ljusgul färg. Doft Nyanserad, utvecklad doft med rostad ton, inslag av gula äpplen, citrus, bröd, vanilj och choklad. Smak Torr, påtagligt frisk, något utvecklad smak, inslag av gröna äpplen, citrusskal, bröd och choklad. Användning Serveras vid cirka 10°C som aperitif eller till elegantare fisk- och skaldjursrätter.

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Smith Woodhouse:
Portugal's Douro Valley is one of the most spectacular wine growing regions in the world. Its beauty is the result of many centuries of work by the river Douro itself, carving steep, towering banks into the landscape, and by the inhabitants of this region, who centuries ago undertook the nearly impossible task of planting vineyards here. Forming terraces on these rocky slopes was difficult eno... Read more
Portugal's Douro Valley is one of the most spectacular wine growing regions in the world. Its beauty is the result of many centuries of work by the river Douro itself, carving steep, towering banks into the landscape, and by the inhabitants of this region, who centuries ago undertook the nearly impossible task of planting vineyards here. Forming terraces on these rocky slopes was difficult enough, but the harsh climate and limited rainfall, characteristic of the Douro Valley, made the work of winemaking a difficult enterprise indeed. The rewards of this labor are the superb wines of the Douro, wines that have taken their place among the best in the world. Smith Woodhouse wines come from the Upper Douro, famous for its top rated production. The majority of the wines are still produced by treading the grapes by foot in stone lagares. Smith Woodhouse’s wines are largely sourced from the Madalena vineyard. This small Quinta (vineyard property) has the highest “A” quality rating and is located in the Rio Torto district, acknowledged as one of the finest Port growing areas. Over the coming years, the recently acquired Quinta do Vale Coelho, further upriver in the Douro Superior, will gradually form an important component of Smith Woodhouse’s Ports. Read less

Alkoholhalt 13,0 % Färg Ljusgul färg. Doft Nyanserad, utvecklad doft med rostad ton, inslag av gula äpplen, citrus, bröd, vanilj och choklad. Smak Torr, påtagligt frisk, något utvecklad smak, inslag av gröna äpplen, citrusskal, bröd och choklad. Användning Serveras vid cirka 10°C som aperitif eller till elegantare fisk- och skaldjursrätter.

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