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Quinta das Carvalhas 20 Year Tawny 750ml

Wine Enthusiast -Douro, Portugal - ""At the perfect moment of aging, this 20-year-old Port is smoothly textured and rich in dried fruits that are balanced by wood and spice flavors. This is a very fine wine, ready to drink now.""

COUNTRY / STATE
VARIETAL
Port, Tawny Port
STYLE
Sweet
ABV
20%
TASTE
Fruity, Raisin
BODY
Full-bodied
SKU
129984750-1

Quinta das Carvalhas 20 Year Tawny 750ml

$49.99
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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.