Churchill Oporto 10 Year Old Tawny Port   500ml
SKU 689487

Churchill Oporto 10 Year Old Tawny Port

Churchill - Porto - Portugal

Professional Wine Reviews for Churchill Oporto 10 Year Old Tawny Port

Rated 94 by Robert Parker
This 10-year old blend is unquestionably the finest Tawny Port I have tasted in years. What makes it profound is its complex fragrance of roasted nuts and sweet fruit. In the mouth, there is impeccable definition and richness, a velvety texture, and a long, lusty finish. It is all a Tawny should be, and should continue to drink well for 5-10 years.
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Winery: Churchill

Region: Porto

The city and region of Porto in Portugal has long been regarded as one of the most important wine producing areas on earth, and home to many of the world's most distinctive and characterful wines and fortified wines. So important was it, in the 18th century, it became part of the third ever protected wine region, following one in Hungary, and one in Italy. The wineries of Porto have generations of experience and expertise when it comes to working their land, and the fertile valley sides in the Douro region where Porto is found offers plenty of opportunities for growing a wide range of grape varietals. Most commonly, Porto wineries cultivate Tinta Barroca, Tinta Co, Tempranillo, Touriga Francesa, and Touriga Nacional grapes, as these are the primary varietals used in the production of Porto's famous Port wines.

Country: Portugal

Benefiting from both the hot, dry Iberian climate as well as brisk Atlantic winds, Portugal is a perfectly situated country for vineyard cultivation and wine production. With a wine making history which stretches back thousands of years, it comes as little surprise that wine plays an important role in the cultural identity and practices of the country. The Phoenicians, the Carthaginians, the Greeks and the Romans all had a hand in forming Portugal as an important center for wine production, and over the millennia, this resulted in each region of this beautiful part of Europe producing its own distinctive wines easily identifiable and separate from neighboring Spain's. Today, the varied terroir and climate across Portugal allows a great range of wines to be made each year, from the fresh and dry Vinho Verde wines to the famous and widely drunk fortified Port wines, and many in between.