Quinta da Pacheca 10 Year Tawny Port

Pacheca 10 year old Tawny Port is a wine resulting from a lot of several Port Wines that have aged in old casks of 550-liters over many years in the fresh warehouse of Quinta da Pacheca. During aging, the wine acquires its characteristic amber-accented color and characteristic aromas of this oxidation process.

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Description

Pacheca 10 year old Tawny Port is a wine resulting from a lot of several Port Wines that have aged in old casks of 550-liters over many years in the fresh warehouse of Quinta da Pacheca. During aging, the wine acquires its characteristic amber-accented color and characteristic aromas of this oxidation process.

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Specifications

TASTING NOTES
Reveals to be a very elegant wine of fresh nose, notes of menthol and nuts, caramel and chocolate. Presents a full-bodied taste in the mouth with good acidity that gives it freshness and a long finish.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS
It can be drunk fresh as an aperitif or at the end of the meal accompanying chees- es, black chocolate desserts or red fruits. Should be served between 16 and 18 C.

GRAPE VARIETIES
Traditional red grape varieties of the Douro region originally from Old Vineyards.

WINEMAKER
Maria Serpa Pimentel

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Alcohol by volume: 19,5% volume: 3,1pH: 3,56Açúcares Totais: 94 g/LContém sulfitos – Contains sulfites

The Producer

Quinta da Pacheca, one of the best known estates in the Douro region, was also one of the first properties to bottle wine under its own label. It is first mentioned in a document dated April 1738, where is it referred as “Pacheca’s”, because it was property of D. Mariana Pacheco Pereira.

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