Quinta do Tedo Porto Tawny 20 Anos
Color: Brownish with amber tones. Aroma: Hazelnuts, iodine, walnut and caramel; complex; great schist minerality combined with light vanilla and marzipan notes. Mouth: Sweet, racy structure; deep concentration and a great complexity; well balanced; silken; long length and very intense finish. Suggestions: A mature Tawny Porto that can age 8 to 10 years. Enjoy with: Almond or nut tarts, foie gras on toast, hard cheeses (gruyere, comté and parmesan).
Estate grapes from 3 harvests aged an average 20 years in neutral French oak 225 liter/60 gallons barrels and 500 liter/132 gallon puncheons. Hand-picked; fermentation and foot-treading in traditional lagars; pre-fermentation maceration for 2 days and fermentation for 2 days; 12 hours of foot-treading over 4 day at a controlled temperature. Ageing Average 20 years in neutral French oak 225 liter/60 gallons barrels and 500 liter/132 gallon puncheons.