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Producer: BarrosGrape Varieties: BlendedOptimum Drinking: Within 10 yearsWine Style: Sweet fruity fortified wineAlcohol by Volume: 18%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Portugal
Established at the beginning of the century, Barros, Almeida & C0 – Vinhos S.A., is one of the most prestigious companies producing and trading in port. Nowadays, the Barros Group is composed of several companies acquired or established along the years. It's position on the port market is an important one (about 5% of total sales) producing in its Quintas up the Douro about 600 pipes of port. Barros’ Ports are appreciated all over the world.
The vines are cultivated on terraces or platforms supported by the natural contours of the hillsides.
Vinification with extended maceration both in “lagares” and in wine vats. Fermentation was stopped by adding grape alcohol.
Ruby colour with complex aromas of red berries. Very fresh, fruity and sweet with a balanced finish.
Every day serving suggestion:
At 15 to 18°C at the end of a meal or with cheese.
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