Barros Vintage Port 2003 (6 x 750mL), Oporto, Portugal.

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Overview

Hand-harvest at their finest, the grapes are destemmed, crushed and vinified in a careful maceration with extraction of colour, tannins and pellicle aromas, complemented by permanent pumping during fermentation. This process takes place in vats at a temperature between 28-30ºC, until reaching the desired Baumé. At this phase grape brandy is added (benefit), originating a fortified wine. A wine of an exceptional quality, from a single harvest, being bottled between the second and third year after the harvest. Originally deep-red coloured, complex, full-bodied and with a remarkable ageing potential.

Region:
PRT - Douro
State:
Imported
Country:
Portugal

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Deep purple-black colour.

Aroma

In the nose it is full of powerful red fruits and balsamic floral notes. A structured Vintage, impetuous and fortified with surprising deepness and an enormous potential.

Palate

In the taste, exhale the firm and vigorous tannins, harmoniously blended with the concentrated and silky flavours which are perpetuated in the long and superb finish.

Recommendations

The wine should be stored in a fresh, dry and dark place, without temperature variations, and the bottle must remain in a horizontal position. This wine can be kept in bottle for an indefinite period, without any damage to the quality of its proprieties and character. Once opened, it should be decanted and consumed within 2 to 3 days. The periods here suggested are merely for guidance, not implying the deterioration of the wine but only a slow evolution that can lead to the loss of its original sensorial characteristics.

Food Matching

The explosion of fruit and the singularity of the style justify the extraordinary marriage with rich chocolate desserts, like chocolate fondants with redcurrant sauce or black chocolate mousse. Blue or hard cheeses, “Serra da Estrela” type, are also an excellent combination. The exceptional quality of this wine makes it unique and worthy of being enjoyed alone or with a pleasant cigar. Serve at a temperature between 12 and 14 ºC.

Vintage
2003
Region
PRT - Douro
Grape Style
Fortified Wine
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
20%

Winery Profile

Established in the beginning of the century, Barros Porto is undoubtedly, one of the most prestigious Companies producing and trading Port Wine. Everything started in 1913, when Manoel de Almeida created “Almeida em Comandita” located in Vila Nova de Gaia. Its main business was the Port Wine Trade. BARROS Porto is nowadays famous and appreciated all over the World. Most of its success comes from the Old Tawnies from a single year – Colheita Ports – high quality Wines matured in cask or oak vats. In June 2006, the Sogevinus Group widens presence in the Port Wine sector through the acquisition of Barros Almeida.

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