This beautiful old Tawny Port ages in the family business's cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia in big oak casks. Messias Colheita 1966 gets its wooden sweetness, refined aromas and taste variety out of the wood, without losing its freshness.
That's what the history of port wines taste like, if you have ever asked yourself.
Messias Colheita 1966 is a great fortified wine from Portugal, and serves as a perfect ice breaker as an aperitive before dinner with your friends, as well as a companion for dessert.
Technical sheet · Messias Colheita
|Type Of Wine:||fortified wine|
|Vintage:||1966 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Port (Porto & Douro,Portugal)|
|Grapes:||Tinto Cão, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz|
|Pairing:||AppetizersDessertsCheesePâté or foie grasChocolateNuts and oilseedsCandied or dried fruitsFoieChocolate pieBlue cheeseDatesChestnuts|
|Awards:||2012 - Gold Medal - International Wine Challenge|
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Description · Messias
1966 Messias Colheita (Tinto Cão, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz)
TASTING NOTES OF 1966 Porto Messias:
- View: light mahogany, lemon edge.
- Nose: Rich nose of raisins and grapes tangerine.
- Mouth: generous, deep, but with style on the palate, rich fruit and a silky smooth, rich and deep texture.
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 20%
The portuguese vineyard Caves Messias produces excellent wine since 1926. Founded by Mr. Messias Baptista, who acted as a chariman until 1973, it still is a family-owned company. The winery is situated in the center of Portugal in the region of Bairrada, where the estate covers vineyards of...
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