Offley Tawny

Sogrape Vinhos (Port)

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From Sogrape Vinhos (Port), we received this Offley Tawny (£5.70), a fortified wine based on touriga, tinta roriz, tinta barroca, tinto cão and tinta amarela and comes with an alcohol content of 19.50%. Drinks&Co users evaluate this fortified wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Offley Tawny

Type Of Wine: fortified wine
Appellation:Port (Porto and Douro,Portugal)
Winery: Sogrape Vinhos
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Tinta Amarela, Tinto Cão, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 19.50%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
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Description · Sogrape Vinhos

Offley Tawny (Tinta Amarela, Tinto Cão, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz and Touriga)

he Wine

OFFLEY TAWNY is an elegant red Porto wine, a tawny wine with a classic style, with both maturity and freshness, created for the satisfaction of the many that enjoy this style by Sogrape Vinhos, the prestigious brand that combines modernity with almost three centuries of experience.

Tasting Notes

With an attractive red-tawny hue, typical of an older wine, OFFLEY TAWNY PORTO has a delicate aroma reminiscent of ripe red fruit and enhanced by dry fruit notes that provide it with an added complexity. In the mouth, there is a fine balance between soft

tannins and natural sweetness which combine harmoniously towards an elegant and fine finish.

Serving Suggestions

OFFLEY TAWNY PORTO is a very versatile and attractive wine, ideal with traditional desserts, from crème caramel to apple, almond and cream tarts. Served chilled it is an excellent aperitif and goes well with some salted starters.

Storing

OFFLEY TAWNY PORTO is ready for drinking and does not require decanting.The bottle should be kept upright, protected from light and humidity, at a constant temperature (16º C to 18º C).

Open Bottle Shelf Life

Once open, it should be consumed within 6-8 weeks.

Varieties

OFFLEY TAWNY PORTO is a blended wine, made from a selection of quality grapes from the red vine varieties recommended for the Douro, especially Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca and Tinto Cão.

Winemaking

Sogrape Vinhos Tawny is produced by the traditional Porto wine method. The hand-picked grapes undergo stalk-removal and crushing before fermentation, under controlled temperature, with skin maceration so as to extract the best components. The addition of wine alcohol at the ideal moment sets the balance between the wine's body and bouquet. This moment is chosen by the winemaker following strict control of fermentation temperatures and densities, the later depending on the vine variety, maturation stage and the final sweetness required.

Ageing

After the harvest, the wines remain in the Douro until the following spring, when they are taken to Vila Nova de Gaia and enter Sogrape Vinhos's centuries-old lodges for ageing in oak wood casks, as required by Porto wine traditional ageing system. Throughout the years the wines are carefully tasted and analysed by the oenology team who also makes all necessary corrections and prepares the final blend so as to keep OFFLEY TAWNY PORTO'S style and character. The final blend is filtered and cold-stabilised prior to bottling, and it is ready for drinking.

Sogrape Vinhos

Sogrape Vinhos was born of the will and courage of a group of friends. In the difficult economic and political environment of 1942, they decided to stake everything on the visionary talents of one man. Today, led by the third generation of the founding family, Sogrape Vinhos is ever more closely...

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Posted on at 11.10

4/5

Offley Tawny

Founded in London in 1737, INITIALLY the wine merchant, Offley was soon exporting wines and later Began to produce its own Port Wine. The brand Gained international recognition as a creator of premium quality port wines.
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Posted on at 12.53

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Offley Tawny:
- View: attractive reddish.
- Nose: a delicate aroma, ripe red fruit, nut notes.
- Mouth: a fine balance between soft tannins and elegant natural sweetness and fine...
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Posted on at 09.18

4 /5

With an attractive red-tawny color, typical of a wine with more aging, Offley Tawny Port has a delicate aroma reminiscent of ripe red fruits, enhanced by notes of dried fruits that give it greater...
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Posted on at 09.04

4 /5

- Tasting notes: Aged in the wine cellars of the company since hundreds of years ago in huge vats of oak. This exhibition provides a ruby ​​color, a fresh aroma of red fruits and a good roll at the...
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Posted on at 12.22

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:
With an attractive red-tawny hue, typical of an older wine, Offley Porto Tawny has a delicate aroma reminiscent of ripe red fruit and enhanced by nutty notes that provide it with an...
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Posted on at 12.57

4 /5

Chaste:Touriga França, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Barroca e Tinta Cão.
Tasting Notes: Of blondish-red attractive, own color of a wine with more aging, Oporto OFFLEY TAWNY has a delicate fragrance...
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Posted on at 13.15

4 /5

The Port Wine Offley Tawny NV - Fortified Wine, with 0. 75 Lt / 25 4 Fl oz bottle is a Fortified Wine made in Portugal Douro.
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