Barros Colheita Port 1996 - This is an old Tawny Port from a single year, matured in cask for at least 8 years before bottling. This is a honeyed, raisin-scented nutty Port, elegant and pungent in style, with a full-flavoured, warm palate.
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|Grapes||25% Touriga Franca, 25% Tinta Roriz, 25% Touriga National, 25% Barroca|
|Serve with||Desserts e.g. christmas pud, or with full-flavoured cheeses|
|Awards||Gold, SWA; 92Pts, Robert Parker; Gold, SWA|
|Name||Barros Colheita Port|
Established at the beginning of the century, Barros, Almeida & C0 - Vinhos S.A., is undoubtedly, one of the most prestigious companies producing and trading in port. Nowadays, the Barros Group is composed of several companies acquired or established along the years, and its position on the port market is an important one (about 5% of total sales) producing in its Quintas up the Douro about 600 pipes of port. Barros' Ports are nowadays famous, appreciated all over the world.