Port Wine Vintage Messias [1991]
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Port Wine Vintage Messias [1991]



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Port Wine Vintage Messias [1991]

PartNo: MESS00046

EAN Barcode: 5601292172328

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: 1991

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 a remarkable tertiary evolution denoting aromas of a good wood with vanillas and spices enhancing peppers with a cinnamon touch.

At taste good volume and elegance with a long final.

We recommend drinking this harvest as an aperitif with game or salmon pâtés or smoked ham rolled with prunes.

As a digestive matches perfectly with strong flavour cheeses and roasted buttered almonds.

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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