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40 Year Tawny Port NV
40 Year Tawny Port NV

40 Year Tawny Port NV

The Casa De Santa Eufemia 40 Year Tawny Port NV is a remarkable aged Port wine that exemplifies the intricacy and sophistication of the Tawny style. After four decades of patient maturation in oak casks, this Port has developed a stunning amber color with russet and golden hues, captivating the eye. The wine's nose is an intoxicating bouquet of dried fruits, such as figs and apricots, intertwined with nutty aromas of almonds and hazelnuts. As the wine opens up, it reveals layers of caramel, toffee, and subtle hints of vanilla and toasted wood, a testament to its extensive aging process, which has allowed these complex flavors to develop and meld together harmoniously. The palate is a harmonious balance of sweetness and acidity, with a velvety smooth texture that glides across the tongue, caressing the taste buds with each sip. The flavors echo the nose, with dried fruits and nuts taking center stage, followed by a long, lingering finish that leaves a delightful impression of richness and complexity, inviting the drinker to savor every moment.

  • Brand: Casa De Eufemia
  • Region:Douro
  • Sub-Region:Corgo Cima
  • Varietal:Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Francisca
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:19.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Portugal
  • Climate:In Cima Corgo, which is east of Baixo Corgo, the average temperature is higher and rainfall not as prevalent.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:schist soils
  • Vineyard Size:45 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):Old vineyard, more than 30 years
  • Fermentation:The fermentation occurs in a granite treading tanks (lagares) with capacity of 5000 kg. The grapes fermented for 5 days, using traditional treading by foot. The temperature of fermentation was between 22 and 25 oC. The fermentation was interrupted by the addition of grape spirit (brandy) with 77% alc.
  • Elevage:In big oak cask with the capacity of 11.000 liters where they stay during the first 10 years. After they go to small casks of 550 liters (pipas) where they stay during more than 40 years.
  • Winemaker Name:Alzira Viseu Carvalho
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  • Sustainable Practice:Yes