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Quinta do Vallado - 10 Yr Old Tawny Port NV

Information

  • Country: Portugal
  • Wine Region: Douro
  • Wine Maker: Francisco Olazabal
  • Grape: Port Blend
  • Grape Percentage: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca
  • Alcohol Percentage: 19.50
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 500
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now - 2025
Duty/Vat Paid
WS: 91 (NV)

Wine tasting notes

Classic tawny-brown colour with rich nutty, dried fruit aromas and luscious, sweet raisin, mocha chocolate, spice and medjool date flavours on the palate.

Winery Information

Quinta do Vallado

Built in 1716, Quinta do Vallado is near the city of Regua. It is one of the oldest and most famous quintas of the Douro valley and it belonged to the legendary Dona Antonia Adelaide Ferreira, better known as Ferreirinha. The farm remained in the family Ferreira and, in addition to the production of wines it is also a rural hotel. Quinta do Vallado extends along both banks of the river Corgo, near where it merges with the Douro. The vineyard area is about 70 hectares, a third of which are old.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Spectator (NV)91 pts

Issue June 30, 2011 - Light amber in color, offering delicious, elegant and fresh aromas and flavors of toffee, dried apricot, berry and spice. Finishes with orange zest and a hint of coconut. Stylish. Drink now. 141 cases made. ?KM

Vinification Notes

Harvested and crushed quickly with a fast, warm maceration to extract maximum colour, flavour and tannin from the grape skins before the half-fermented wine is fortified with grape spirit. The wine is aged for many years in large old wooden casks.