Porto Terras do Grifo 2011
Ref : 467224
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 36.40 € / liter
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Our oenologists' opinion
Power and persistence are the most appropriate words to define this garnet-colored Porto. Releasing fragrances of thyme and roasted coffee, it associates in mouth a plump attack with smooth and pleasant tannins. The tasting is ending with a persistent finish.
Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.
Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.
Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.
Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.
Do you know ?
The world’s oldest appellation would have French origins! Henry of Burgundy would have exported Burgundy vine stocks after he married the daughter of Alphonse VI of Leon.
Domain and appellation
Terras do Grifo
Red and whites, Ports come in different ranges depending on the nature of their blend and age.
- Terroir: Spread across 40000 hectares, the vineyards lay on both banks of the Douro river which crosses the country east to west up to the city of Porto. Located on hillsides, the vineyards lay on granitic soils.