Barros Vintage Port 1996
Barros Vintage Port 1995 is one of the finest Vintage Port's available from this Port house. The majority of the success of Barros Port comes from it's production of Colheita Port, single vintage Tawnies which are matured in cask and only bottled to order. Their vintage ports are also of wonderfull quality and should not be dismissed. The 1995 Vintage Port from Barros is vibrant ruby in colour with hints of brick. Conspicuous aromas of rich and sweet fruit on the nose with suggestions of plum and strawberry. Complex and involving on the palate with a sophisticated finish.
Established at the beginning of the century, Barros, Almeida & C0 - Vinhos S.A., is 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. Is 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 appreciated all over the world.
The vines are cultivated on terraces or platforms supported by the natural contours of the hillsides.
This wine was made from a careful selection of grapes and an extended maceration in order to obtain the necessary richness, body and fruitiness needed for a Vintage port. Fermentation was arrested by adding grape alcohol in order to produce a naturally sweet wine.
Intense, deep colour, full spicy nose and full bodied.
Every day serving suggestion:
Barros Vintage Port 1995 is best served at 17°c to 18°c as an aperitif, with desserts, with cheese, with chocolates and also with a good cigar.
Vegetarian/Vegan - Yes/No
Milk/Eggs - Yes/No
Contains Sulphites - Yes
ABV% - 20%