Quinta de la Rosa Vintage Port 1990

Port from Portugal

$30.49 $28.49
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Item No. 26398
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • RP92

Winemaker's Notes

La Rosas classic house style achieved by slow maceration in traditional granite Lagares has produced a wine full of luscious forward fruit with a very attractive nose and a long velvety slightly drier finish across the palate. The La Rosa 1995 Vintage Port is more delicate and rounded than say the muscular 1992, and though likely to last as long, will come forward for drinking sooner. It has intense colour and is a nicely elegant and complex wine which will cellar well. Finally it is in the true classic style of a premium Single Quinta Vintage Port grown, vinified, matured and bottled on the property.

Learn About Quinta de la Rosa

Quinta de la Rosa was one of the pioneers of making and selling table wines and olive oil in addition to port directly from the estate. These products are produced, matured and bottled on the Quinta and not in Vila Nova da Gaia as is the case with other shippers. It can be argued that this helps give our ports a dry and stylish nutty flavour. A combination of the best of the old...

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Learn About Portugal

Portugal The country best known for Port, Madeira and corks is often overlooked when consumers think of red and white still wines - but take note! The table wines of the region have improved dramatically in the past few decades. The winemaking areas trickle down the country's narrow shape, bordered by the Atlantic on the west and Spain on the east. Notable...

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Learn About Port

Port Wine Port is a fortified wine that is made by adding brandy during fermentation. The addition of spirits kills the yeasts, which in turn halts the fermentation process. This results in a wine both sweet and high in alcohol. Named for its home city Oporto, true Port must come from the designated area. The grapes used are a blend,, but the favored grape thought to...

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