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Product code: 1390

Delaforce, Fine White Port, Douro, Portugal

Delaforce, Fine White Port, Douro, Portugal

Producer Profile

The iconic Real Companhia Velha is the oldest wine company in Portugal, with a history of over 260 years of port production.

Founded in 1756 by the Portuguese Prime Minister Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Marquis of Pombal (called Douro Wine Company back then) to regulate the trade and production of all Port wine. One of the first official duties of the company was the delineation of the boundaries of the Douro wine region. This act essentially made the Douro the world's first regional appellation. Today this company represents some of the finest Quintas in the Douro. Prestigious and experienced, they have been able to preserve and honour the traditional winemaking while investing in the future with constant modernisation and experimentation in their vineyards.

Viticulture

Overarching some of best Quintas in the Douro, they have been able to preserve and honour the tradition of winemaking while investing in the future, with constant modernisation and experimentation at their vineyards.

Winemaking

It is aged for around 18 months in stainless steel or concrete vats.

Oak Ageing

No oak ageing

Tasting Note

Pale colour and medium sweetness. Pleasantly fruity bouquet which maintains its pale colour over a long period.

Food Matching

A cool aperitif or sweet dessert wine.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Malvasia Fina
Rabigato
Others
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
20%

Closure:
Natural cork

Colour:
White

Style:
Port

Case Size:
6 x 75cl