Vista Fine Tawny Port

£20.00 Per Bottle

Vista Alegre Fine Tawny Port is a strong red colour with brownish hues.

Delicate with a hint of spices, it’s smooth and well-matured to give great fruity touches.

A traditional dessert wine best served at room temperature, you’ll find it pairs perfectly with strong cheeses, rich coffee and chocolate flavours, and fruit-based puddings.

Weight 1350 g

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Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £40
SKU: PORT-VIST-FINE-TAWN Categories: ,
Description

Flavour Profile/Aroma

There’s a fresh and delicate aroma to this port with an elegant and smooth flavour. You’ll also pick up touches of both dried fruits and spices developed as the port’s matured for five years in oak casks.

Recommended food pairings

We love a cheddar cheese with a tawny port. Try Haford: it’s not as acidic as your typical cheddar, but its supple paste and nutty taste make it a great pairing for a smooth port. This dessert port also goes perfectly with dried fruit desserts, ice creams and caramels for real indulgence.

Growing Conditions

A blend of five regional grapes make this port: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca and Tinto Cão. The different grapes combine to help the port develop its rich, smooth flavour.

Winemaking notes

The grapes are first partially striped and lightly crushed, before being fermented with skin maceration in a temperature-controlled setting. Brandy is added at the perfect time thanks to careful control at the winery, giving the desired sweetness. The port’s then matured in oak casks for around five years to develop the spices and smooth notes.

About the Winemaker

Manuel Tavares and José Araújo of the Vallegre Vinhos do Porto SA make Vista Alegre Fine Tawny Port in the Douro region of Portugal. Known for its excellent port, the winery uses traditional methods of making port wine.

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Delivery

Our utmost concern is get you the right cheese in the right condition right to your door. With that in mind please allow 3-5 working days for your cheese box to arrive.

However the package will be posted on a next day service so as not to spend too much time in transit. Each package will come with a gel ice pack to keep the temperature in the box as low as possible.

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