Port Blend

Port Blend

There are around 40 different grape varieties permitted in the production of Port - however the vast majority of Ports are produced from a blend of 5 grapes - Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, and Tinto Cão.

Touriga Nacional produces small, dark-skinned grapes that produce opaque black wines of great extract and high tannins - it gives grip, body, and structure to the blend.

Touriga Franca has a thinner skin and consequently produces wines lighter in colour and tannins than Touriga Nacional. It contributes fruit, aroma, suppleness and roundness.

Tinta Roriz is the Portuguese name for Tempranillo and its high sugar content and low acidity contribute colour and fruit.

Tinta Barroca which is normally grown at highish altitudes and on north-facing slopes, is prized for producing wines of delicacy, finesse and with smooth, velvety fruit. It brings elegance and sweet, ripe fruit to the final blend.

Finally Tinto Cão produces fine and complex wines, though it is probably the least important of the 5 grapes as its painfully small yields have reduced plantings to almost insignificant levels.

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2007 Berrys' Vintage Port
Red
2007
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Full Bodied
Luscious
20.0% Alcohol
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2011 Berry Bros. & Rudd Vintage Port
Red
2011
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20.0% Alcohol
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£21.00 – half bottle (37.5cl)
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2014 Quinta do Passadouro Vintage Port, Portugal
Red
2014
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Full Bodied
Dry
19.5% Alcohol
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£50.00 – bottle (75cl)
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2000 Quinta do Passadouro Vintage Port, Quinto do Passadouro, Pinhâo
Red
2000
Ready, but will keep
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20.0% Alcohol
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2011 Cockburn
Red
2011
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£57.58 – bottle (75cl)
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2017 Quinta do Vesuvio, Port, Portugal
Red
2017
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£58.78 – bottle (75cl)
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2011 Warre
Red
2011
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£59.98 – bottle (75cl)
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2011 Taylor's, Port, Portugal
Red
2011
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20.5% Alcohol
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2017 Fonseca Vintage Port, Douro, Portugal
Red
2017
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20.0% Alcohol
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£68.38 – bottle (75cl)
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2011 Graham
Red
2011
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20.0% Alcohol
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£72.00 – bottle (75cl)
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1994 Warre's, Port, Portugal
Red
1994
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Luscious
20.0% Alcohol
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£73.00 – bottle (75cl)
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2016 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port
Red
2016
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£77.50 – bottle (75cl)
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2003 Taylor's, Port, Portugal
Red
2003
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20.5% Alcohol
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2000 Taylor's, Port, Portugal
Red
2000
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20.5% Alcohol
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