Tefft Cabernet Port (half-bottle)

Port from Yakima Valley, Washington

Price: $13.49 $11.99
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Item No. 1703

Winemaker's Notes

Our Port is produced from superb Cabernet grapes grown east of our winery north of Sunnyside, Washington. At just the right moment in the fermentation we add a calculated amount of grape brandy to halt the yeast and bring the alcohol level of the wine to 18%. After pressing, the wine is drawn off into small oak barrels to begin the aging process. This wine shows great Cabernet flavors with noticeable tannins and a sweetness that adds to the rich character. Our Port is made in a drier style to enhance the flavors of the varietal.

Learn About Tefft

Our dream came true and Tefft Cellars was established in 1991. Since then we have dedicated our knowledge of the wine-making process to producing unique, quality wines. Our lovingly produced wines are a true testament to our commitment to elegance, finesse and harmony.

Learn About Yakima Valley

Washington's first appellation, Yakima Valley has over one third of the state's vineyards. The rolling foothills of the Cascades give the vines a good sun angle, so grapes are well-ripened come harvest time. Merlot dominates the plantings here, creating elegant wines with complex fruit, herbs & structure. Syrah continues to grow in popularity, creating blanced wines with...

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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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