Astronauta Arinto Vinho Verde – 2018

Astronauta Arinto Vinho Verde – 2018

The concept of Astronaut Wines and the idea of Anhibal Couthino, Portuguese Oenologist, is to put forward emblematic grape varietals of different regions, representing not only the place it comes from, but the actual winemaking culture of a region. This Arinto based wine is crispy and light with a bright acidity and minerality. Typical, classic,…

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Quinta do Vallado – 40 Years Old Tawny – Porto

Quinta do Vallado – 40 Years Old Tawny – Porto

The nose is elegant, aromatic, precise and offers a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of dried orange, potpourri and small notes of rancio associated with touches of dried lemon, dried blackberry, dried strawberry as well as hints of rancio, toasted oak, gray pepper and very discreet hints of almond. The palate is fruity, suave, fat, well-balanced…

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Van Zellers – Over 40 years Old – Tawny Port 

Van Zellers – Over 40 years Old – Tawny Port 

The nose is fruity, aromatic and offers intensity, power as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of zante currant , dried zests and small notes of caramelized mandarin associated with fine touches of dried strawberry, fig as well as discreet hints of date, almond, toasted, Sichuan pepper/violet and a discreet hint of mild…

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Van Zellers – Over 40 years Old – Tawny Port 

Van Zellers – Over 40 years Old – Tawny Port 

The nose is elegant, fruity, complex and offers a small power/concentration. It reveals notes of zante currant , caramelized orange zests, dried kumquat and small notes of praline, lemon jam, strawberry jam associated with fine hints of cigar box, rancio, lemon tree flowers/ apple tree as well as discreet hints of violet, gray pepper, liquorice stick, a very discreet hint of…

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Taylor’s – 40 Year Old Tawny Port

Taylor’s – 40 Year Old Tawny Port

The nose is aromatic and offers a small power as well as a beautiful balance. It revelas notes of cherry, blackberry and small notes of candied orange, citron, strawberry associated with small touches of Cuben pepper as well as fine hints of flowers, caramelization, pâtisseries and discreet hints of macadamia nut. The palate is fruity, beautifully balanced and offers a good…

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Andresen – 40 Years Old Tawny Port

Andresen – 40 Years Old Tawny Port

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers concentration, power as well as a small richness. It reveals notes of zante currant , caramelized orange zest and small notes of prune associated with touches of cedar, citron, caramelized citrus, hints of dried blackberry, pepper, orange flowers as well as discreet hints of rancio, tobacco and almond. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, precise, very…

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Dalva – 40 Years Old Tawny Port

Dalva – 40 Years Old Tawny Port

The nose is elegant, fruity and offers a fine richness, precision, a very fine straightness, power as well as generosity. It reveals notes of caramelized orange, citrus zest (orange, mandarin) and small notes of cedar associated with touches of zante currant, flowers, prune, dried raspberry as well as fine hints of mild tobacco, fresh leather, a very discreet hint…

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S. Leonardo – 40 anos – Tawny Port

S. Leonardo – 40 anos – Tawny Port

The nose is fine and offers a fine concentration. It reveals notes of rancio, caramelized orange and small notes of dried zests associated with fine touches of dried strawberry, hints of praline, almond, cedarwood, sweet tobacco as well as an imperceptible hint of Cuben pepper (in the background). The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a fine acidulous frame,…

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Vasques de Carvalho – 40 Years Old Tawny Port

Vasques de Carvalho – 40 Years Old Tawny Port

The nose is beautifully elegant, complex and offers power as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of dried citrus zests, rose/violet flowers, zante currantand small notes of almond associated with touches of chocolate, caramelization, cardamom as well as hints of tea, nutmeg/leather and spices. The palate is fruity, elegant, beautifully balanced and offers…

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Andresen – 40 Years Old – White Porto

Andresen – 40 Years Old – White Porto

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers a fine richness, a beautiful definition as well as a beautiful structure. It reveals notes of zante currant , candied strawberry and small notes of pâtisseries associated with small touches of candied plum, cedarwood/exotic wood, toasted as well as discreet hints of orange flowers, dried citrus, spices and a very discreet hint of…

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