A tawny colour with a yellow halo that signifies an advanced stage of maturity. This is the genuine colour of a 20 year-old cask-aged wine. It has a warm red color with a slight orange tone at the bottom of the glass. A lively aroma with a velvety texture. Fruit aromas: grapefruit, apricot, almond, hazelnut and cocoa bean. Wood aromas: vanilla, old Port wine casks and phenol. Roasted aromas:
cinnamon, caramel, coffee. Ethereal aromas: stearin and iodine.
Smooth and dry in the mouth, complemented by a rich and generous persistence of flavour.
A fine and delicious attack. The elegance of the first contact with the palate is maintained
through a complex sequence of ripe and dried fruits and nuts in a fresh and liquorice-like
Delicious as an aperitif or following an evening meal. It can also accompany chocolate,
cheeses and cream-based desserts or desserts that are not overly sweet. It goes very well
with dry fruit and nuts, nut cakes and Swiss rolls.
"The concentrated toffee and vanilla notes are rich, powerful and well-defined, with plenty of citrus accents. Details of mocha and coffee linger midpalate, with spicy cherry and white chocolate hints on the sculpted and vibrant finish. "
"At 20 years, aged tawnies bear fruit and concentrated wood flavors, plus dry acidity. This is rich and poised, and it has a fine, full finish."