Krohn Senador Tawny Port RRP$35.00

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Fine nose, sweet, smooth and pleasant on the palate.

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Winemakers Notes

Quality - Undated tawny port

Wine Region- Douro Demarcated Wine Region, situated in the North of Potugal and composed ot the Douro Valley and its tributaries.

Soil - Schistous

Alcohol - 19% Vol.

Total Acid -3.42g/L.

Fixed Acid - 3.48g/L.

Residual Sugar - 97.9g/L.

Vinification / Aging - In closed fermentation tanks. Fermentation was interrupted through the addition of grape brandy in order to preserve a degree of natural sweetness. Aged in Wiese & Krohn's cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, on the Atlantic coast, under the control of the Douro and Portwine Institute.

Grape Varieties - The traditional varieties of the Douro Region for red Ports, such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz.

Tasting Note -Tawny red colour. Fine nose. Sweet, smooth and pleasant in the mouth.

"Smells like a handful of currants, with a good whack of spice. On the palate, it’s a very winey Port, with a big rush of fruit up front, backed up by a spicy, nutty finish. Well balanced and with good weight, a well-considered all-rounder." Hospitality, August 2011, New Zealand.

How to enjoy - Can be drunk lightly chilled as an apéritif or at moderate room temperature after meal. Serve it with cheese, nuts or melon, the classical accompaniments to Port.

Accolades - Bronze Medal (New Zealand International Wine Show 2010)