Messias Tawny

Messias (Port)

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The wines of the Messias winery have the seal of guarantee that the Wine Institute of Porto only confers to wines of superior quality. Coming from the demarcated region of Douro, they age in wooden barrels until their bottling.

Technical sheet · Messias Tawny

Type Of Wine: fortified wine
Appellation:Port (Porto and Douro,Portugal)
Winery: Messias
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
1L
Grapes: Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Çao, Tempranillo, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca
Pairing: StartersCheeseHard cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 19%

Description · Messias

Messias Tawny (Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Çao, Tempranillo, Tinta Amarela and Tinta Barroca)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Messias Tawny has a warm, reddish-orange hue.
  • Nose: Complex and autumnal aromas of stewed fruits, with jammy notes of blackberry, caramel, and vanilla pods.
  • Mouth: Highly complex and smooth, with flavours of coffee, dried fruits, redcurrants, and toasted nuts, into a slightly warm and woody finish.

APPELLATION: Port

VINEYARD: Messias. Messias Baptista was first registered as an individual merchant at the Tribunal do Comércio de Anadia in 1926. Given its polish, professionalism, and pride, you just know that this fine producer started preparing for its centenary celebrations shortly thereafter.

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão

AGEING: Maturation in oak casks prior to bottling.

PREPARATION: A Bronze Medal winner in the Japan Wine Challenge. Fermentation with partial destemming takes place at a controlled temperature of 24-28ºC, and is interrupted by the addition of brandy to retain some sugar for enrichment and fortification.

PAIRING: [[1] is a gorgeous accompaniment to cheeses, particularly strong and blue cheeses like Pecorino, Roquefort, or Stilton. It complements certain rich savoury meat and fowl dishes like Duck Pancakes or Beef Carpaccio. You might also enjoy it alongside creamy but less sweet desserts, or roasted chestnuts and other nut-based post-dinner treats.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-16°C

ALCOHOL: 19.5%

Messias

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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Garrafeira Nacional

Posted on at 04.24

4/5

Messias Tawny

The company was founded in 1926 by Mr. Messias Baptista, who served as chairman until 1973. The management is now held by the descendants of the same family. Caves Messias produces high quality wines from several demarcated regions: Dão, Bairrada, Douro, Vinho Verde, Beiras, Península de Setúbal and Vinho do Porto. The company is also known for the high quality of its Champagne method Sparkling wines and aged Brandies. Messias is based at Mealhada, a small city in central Portugal, in the heart of Bairrada region. Here the company has approximately 160 ha of vineyards, of which 70 are dedicated to the production of the famous wines of The Quinta do Valdoeiro (Estate). At Ferradosa (Douro Valley), Messias owns 200 ha of land being, 110 ha occupied with vineyards for the production of Port Wine and Douro Quinta do Cachão.

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Maxim Lifchits

Posted on at 06.53

4 /5

Delicious, but simply
Anthony Tolentino

Posted on at 08.20

5 /5

Exactly what I've wanted! Nice sweet and friuty wine!
Edward Harris

Posted on at 09.33

3 /5

Messias Vinho Porto Tawny

Its intense colour attracted me. A very light red.
The best of the meal was this wine.
I bought some bottles of Messias Vinho Porto Tawny through internet.
It is important to serve at the proper temperature.
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