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  • Writer's pictureJane Staples

A Fireplace Port - Quinta Das Carvalhas Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011 - 93 pts.

Updated: Jan 7, 2020

Douro D.O.P., Portugal

Windy March evenings are made for sitting by the fireplace with a glass of #Port and your favourite book. Rich and luscious, this Port was crafted by Portugal's oldest wine company, founded in 1759. It shows rich toffee aromas, mingled with ripe dark plums, raisins and raisinated fruit, along with caramel and chocolate flavours. Aged 4-6 years in oak. So smooth and velvety! (Think Rolo candy on steroids.) Pair with creamy blue cheeses like Gorgonzola or a dish of macadamia nuts. It makes a terrific gift for a Port lover. @realcompvelha

Tasted Feb. 2019

Alcohol 19.6% Sweet Drink 2019‐2024 LCBO# 644898 750 ml. $22.95

The spectacular site of Quinta das Carvalhas on the Douro River, Portugal.


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