Croft 430th Anniversary Celebration Edition75cl
Croft 430th Anniversary Celebration Edition
Description of Croft 430th Anniversary Celebration Edition
Croft 430th Anniversary Celebration Edition (Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Port)
- claret red with purple glitter.
- Nose: fruity and spicy aromas of black cherries, blackberries and cassis and plum freshness. delicate floral notes of rose petals and violets that add elegance and complexity.
- Mouth: Velvety texture that is characteristic of Croft combined in perfect balance with the living acid. firm but well integrated tannins. The taste is determined by the intense flavors of wild berries. The port has a lush finish with hints of strawberry and cherry. Reserve excellent fruitiness characteristic of Croft style.
VINEYARD: Croft. To celebrate its 430 years anniversary Croft recalls in this port wine at the base of the house in 1588 and to the rich history of the oldest port wine company operation.
To commemorate the company has decided to produce a port in a limited edition, the "Croft 430th Anniversary Celebration Edition". The labels show the reproduction of the work "The collapse of the Spanish Armanda in 1588" by the Dutch artist Jan Luyken, which can be seen in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.GRAPES: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional.
AGEING: The wine was around 4 years in French oak barrels before bottling without filtration.
PREPARATION: This port wine made from indigenous varieties of red grapes from old vines the Douro region.
PAIRING: soft cheeses, smoked cheese, goose liver, liver paste and dried fruits.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 16-18 °C
Croft is one of the most distinguished of all Port houses. Founded in 1588, it is the oldest firm still active today as a Port wine producer. The company is renowned above all for its Vintage Ports as well as for its range of wood aged reserves and tawnies, time-honoured styles refined by skill and experience passed down the generations.More about the Winery