Port Wine Vintage Messias [1990]
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Port Wine Vintage Messias [1990]

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Port Wine Vintage Messias [1990]

PartNo: MESS00045

EAN Barcode: 5601292172311

Area: Beverages

Sub-Areas: Generous Wines

Brand: Caves Messias

Region: Douro

Classification: Vintage Port

Type: Alcoholic Beverage

Protected Geographical Status (PGS): D.O.C.

Capacity: 0.75 L

Conservation: Stored in a cool, dry place, with minimal light.

Alcohol Volume: 20% vol.

Caste: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Cão, Barroca

Vintage: 1990

Winemaking Process:

Wine fermented after partial destemming at controlled temperature, 24/28C., when the must reaches the desired sweetness, fermentation is then interrupted by adding brandy (77%), ageing in oak wood barrels for a minimum period of seven years, in our warehouses in Vila Nova de Gaia, till bottling.


Tasting Notes:

Tawny wine with well concentrated tertiary aromas and complex wood, light jam with cinnamon notes and a bit of ?Vinagrinho?, noble volatile acidity. Complex at taste, but powerful and elegant with excellent and long final.

Perfect wine to be drank in a summer evening with cashew nuts, Maranhão nuts or roast almonds, and in wintertime by the fire with walnuts and hazelnuts.

Ideal to finish a meal with Serra or Alentejo Cheeses.

Perfect to combine with a good cigar.



What is a "Porto Colheita"?


It's a high quality Port of a strict vintage. Matures in wooden barrels for at least seven years, after that period it can then be bottled.


When of the maturation in cask, the young, fruity and fresh aromas develop by an oxidation process; turn to a bouquet giving place to aromas of dry fruits, and also to toasting, wooden and spicy aromas. When of the ageing, it gains more softness, harmony and complexity in the bouquet.


The colour changes to tawny, getting some green hues in older wines.

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