Original
1 Rating
Quinta do Vallado Porto 10 Year Old Tawny

Wine Details

Varietal

Style

Red

Region

DouroPortugal

Wine Description

This eighteenth century Douro wine estate is actually one of the most modern-looking in Portugal. Although the team uses the traditional panoply of indigenous grapes, their methods are bang up to date and the results nothing short of sensational. Unusually for the region, Vallado's priority is making table wines rather than Port, although their 10 year old Tawny is a superb partner for everything from ripe Stilton to ginger cake. The success of this approach has been borne out by the spicy, read more...This eighteenth century Douro wine estate is actually one of the most modern-looking in Portugal. Although the team uses the traditional panoply of indigenous grapes, their methods are bang up to date and the results nothing short of sensational. Unusually for the region, Vallado's priority is making table wines rather than Port, although their 10 year old Tawny is a superb partner for everything from ripe Stilton to ginger cake. The success of this approach has been borne out by the spicy, rich Tinto Reserva walking off with a host of trophies in its last two vintages at both the IWC and Decanter awards. This ten year old Non Vintage Port is a classic tawny-brown colour with rich nutty, dried fruit aromas and luscious, sweet, raisin, mocha chocolate, spice and medjool date flavours on the palate. (hide)