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Quinta das Carvalhas Late-Bottled Vintage, 2016 750ml

Wine Enthusiast -Douro, Portugal - ""This wine is rich and dense in flavors of chocolate and ripe black fruit. It has the bold tannins to match the concentration of the fruits, bolstered by a fresh touch of acidity. Drink now.""

COUNTRY / STATE
VARIETAL
Port, Late Bottle Vintage Port
STYLE
Semi-sweet
ABV
20%
TASTE
Fruity, Spice
BODY
Medium-bodied
SKU
129986750-1

Quinta das Carvalhas Late-Bottled Vintage, 2016 750ml

$21.99
Mix 6 for $19.79 each
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The history of Portuguese wine goes back some 4,000 years to the ancient Phoenicians, seafarers who established colonies across the Mediterranean and planted vines along the way. Yet the world is only now discovering the wines of Portugal, which have been through revolutionary change in just the past three decades. The best Portuguese wines are emerging in world markets as carefully crafted and delicious wines, typically at tremendous value for the quality.

Portugal was long ago a leader in exports, sending its wine throughout Europe as early as Renaissance times. Wine merchants created Portuguese Port wine in the Douro Valley in the 1600s by adding brandy to table wine to keep it from spoiling on hot, bumpy trips around Europe. This Portuguese fortified wine became known and imitated all over the world, eventually overshadowing all other wines from Portugal.