Barão De Vilar Colheita Port 1998 Wine Review

Barão De Vilar Colheita Port 1998
Portugal
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Product #: 87510


 
Price: $31.95
Alcohol: 20%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Sweet
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Barão De Vilar Colheita
Agent: The Merchant Vintner Ltd.
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Natalie's Score: 93/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Colheita Ports are a single-harvest wine aged for at least seven years in oak before bottling; in barrel this opulent example spent a full decade. Richly textured and teeming with decadent dried fruit and spice flavors, this is a perfect winter warmer to sip while relaxing by the fireside or in cozy company. It is best enjoyed slightly chilled (about 20 minutes in the fridge). My note: Colheita and tawny ports are my favorite style of port because of the rich toffee and nutty notes. This port offers plumy depths too. Imagine yourself after dinner with a glass in hand mesmerized by the fire, occasionally nibbling on some toasted almonds.

Port food pairings: date squares, stilton cheese, angel food cake, spice cake, baked apples.

This was reviewed January 17, 2009 by
 
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