Krohn Porto Colheita Port Blend, Sarzedinho, Portugal 1996
Grape / Blend
Tinta Roriz, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca
Sarzendinho, Duoro Valley, Portugal
Colheita Ports are single year tawny Ports of a high quality level which have to be matured in wood for at least seven years. Normally they are bottled just before they leave the cellars, which may happen much later than the 7th year of age. For this reason, the Colheita Ports generally remain in wood for long or even very long periods, and acquire with time the characteristic mahogany colour of the old Tawnies, a fine and complex bouquet, a nutty character and a silky texture.
Lovely rich tawny colour, with notes of caramel and toffee scent. A touch of chocolate covered raisins and almonds, balance off the delicious intricate flavours. Smooth, elegant finish.
Take a Colheita Port after meal with creamy cheeses like Brie and Camembert from France or Serra from Portugal. Take it also with grilled chestnuts or crème brulé.