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Ramos Pinto Quinta do Bom Retiro, 20 Year Old Tawny

Producer Information

Founded in 1880 by Adriano Ramos Pinto, this Port House has always had a pioneering spirit – from the distinctive and stylish ‘art nouveau’ advertising from the 1900s to the continuing wide ranging vineyard research with results that have benefited the whole port trade. Champagne Louis Roederer, now the majority shareholder, perpetuates this philosophy and ensures continuity in a company renowned for wine-making excellence.

Vineyards

Ramos Pinto holds the largest proportion of vineyards in relation to its production, giving it a high degree of control over viticultural methods and harvest timing. The house tends 187 hectares of prime vineyards in the Alto Corgo and Douro Superior areas of the famed Douro region, the mountainous valley formed by the Douro River and its tributaries.

Winemaking

Made from wines of the Quinta de Bom Retiro, this is a blend with an average age of 20 years, an adult and sophisticated tawny. Its classic characteristic aroma and palate are the result of the artistry achieved by the head of the tasting room.

Tasting Note

Tawny colour with red tints. Lovely aroma of complex luscious mature fruit, spices and vanilla. Sweet and multi-layered palate with mellow dried fruit and a deep spicy flavour plus a ripe dark fruits dimension. Very long savoury finish.

Food Pairing

Delicious as an aperitif or following an evening meal. It can also accompany chocolate, cheeses and cream-based desserts or desserts that are not overly sweet.

Serving Suggestion

Serve between 14º and 18º C. Store the bottle upright, in a cool, dry and dark place.

Press

DWWA 2016: Gold Medal

DWWA 2014: Gold Medal & Regional Trophy: Tawny Port Over £15

Richard Mayson for Decanter: 98 Points

Mundus Vini Grand Gold Award 2016

Douro Valley, Portugal
Touriga Franca
Touriga Nacional
Tinta Roriz
Tinta Barroca
Tinto Cão

Stopper Cork
20%
122g/l
4.2g/l

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