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Cockburn Porto Special Reserve 750ml

Cockburn's Special Reserve is the world's most popular premium port. Special Reserve is a medium dark ruby color, with a deep garnet edge. The...
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Dow Vintage Port 2000 750ml

Rated 94 - An opaque blue/purple color (typical of this vintage's top offerings) is followed by a strikingly provocative aromatic display (flowers,...
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Ferreira Duque De Braganca 20 Year NV 750ml

Rated 98 - Quince marmalade on the nose and palate. Refined, soft and seamless with the merest dusting of tannin on the finish. - Decanter.
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Fonseca Bin 27 Fine Reserve Porto NV 750ml

Rated 85 - A little rough, but this is juicy, rich and youthful. Vivid, ripe berry and peppery character and rather undeveloped tannins. Better...
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Fonseca Porto 20 Year Old Tawny 750ml

Rated 94 - flavors of toffee, marzipan, butterscotch and chocolate. Notes of mocha and French roast chime in as well, with a long, glorious finish...
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Graham Six Grapes Port NV 375ml

Rated 91 - Very saturated dark red. Youthful port aromas of cassis, licorice, chocolate, herbs and damp earth. Very intense, sweet flavors of...
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Graham Six Grapes Port NV 750ml

Rated 91 - Very saturated dark red. Youthful port aromas of cassis, licorice, chocolate, herbs and damp earth. Very intense, sweet flavors of...
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Sandeman Porto 10-Year Tawny 750ml

Rated 90 - The color falls at the intersection of tawny and ruby, pointing to the freshness that's apparent in the taste of the wine. The youthful...
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Sandeman Porto 20 Year Old Tawny 750ml

Rated 91- An elegant tawny, perfumed with soft tannins and a good edge of wood acidity and spirit. The wine is dry, densely flavored, tasting...
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Warre Finest Reserve Warrior Port 375ml

Rated 90 - A fruity style, with luscious plum, raspberry and cherry flavors that are deep and rich. Asian spice and dark chocolate notes linger on...
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Warre Finest Reserve Warrior Port 750ml

Rated 90 - A fruity style, with luscious plum, raspberry and cherry flavors that are deep and rich. Asian spice and dark chocolate notes linger on...
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Warre Porto Otima 10 Year Old Tawny 500ml

Rated 91 - The Warre's Otima is an aged tawny that manages effortlessly to combine the freshness of a 10-year-old with the dry, cask-aged flavors...
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Warre Vintage Porto 2011 750ml

Rated 96 - Extremely floral and fruity with hints of lilacs and crushed fruit. Full body with refined tannins integrated with a solid core of...

Porto Portugal Wine

The magnificent city of Porto - the capital of Portugal - is located near the mouth of the beautiful Douro river, in the beating heart of the Douro wine region. The Douro region has been regarded as one of the most important viticultural region of Europe for several centuries, and was the third region to be officially recognized and protected as a wine region, with laws having been passed in the mid 18th century regarding its status. Porto is, of course, most famous for the production of Port wine, an aromatic and slightly viscous tawny colored fortified wine, with a fascinating history of seafaring, experimentation and innovation. The vineyards used in the region for the production of Porto's wines contain up to a hundred different grape varietals, resulting in the wide range of Port wines on offer today.

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.


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