Churchill 10 Year Old Tawny Port 50cl

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Country Portugal
Port Type Tawny Port
Region Douro
Brand Churchill
Grape Variety Port Blend
Size 50cl
ABV 20.0%
Closure Type Cork
Maturity Drink now
Food Match Combines very well with soft cheeses like Brie and Camembert and Fruit cake.
Style Elegant, fresh and supple

A good 10 Years Old Tawny Port that has the complexity of age, whilst still retaining some of the freshness and acidity of youth. A rich brick red colour with flashes of amber, elegant and subtle, complex on the nose, with expressive notes of dry fruits combined with hints of Orange peel, full on the mouth, this 10 years Old Tawny Port shows an excellent vinosity and freshness, allowing it to finish long and persistent. Filtered and ready to drink

Country Of Origin: Portugal

Founded in 1981 by John Graham, Churchill’s was the first British Port wine company to have been established in over 50 years.

 

His desire was to set up a company to produce his own, individual style of wine. It was his wife, Caroline Churchill, who provided the company with its name. In an industry where others are hundreds of years old, Churchill's were new challengers to the market. 


In 1999 they bought their own Vineyards – Quinta da Gricha – a 50 hectare Grade “A” Vineyard estate situated on the south bank of the River Douro, in the prestigious Cima Corgo sub-region. All of Churchill's ports are produced here, in traditional granite “lagares” or treading tanks built in 1852.

Since then the company have also produced a table wine business – Churchill Estates, launched in 2004 to grow the wine portfolio.

 

Today Churchill's are known as a high quality “boutique” Port and Douro Wine Company creating premium Port and Douro Wine staying true to traditional methods but with modern innovations to tune each taste and create experiences and events that are truly inventive in the industry.

10 Years Old Tawny Port grapes come from the old vineyards at our Estates located in the Cima Corgo sub-region of the Douro Wine region.

 

A field blend of many varieties such as Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca and Tinta Francisca goes into this blended Tawny port. After fermentation, the Tawny Port Wine goes through an ageing period in seasoned oak casks for approximately 10 years. Filtered and ready to drink now. Once opened it will keep well for up to one month.
Country Of Origin: Portugal

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