Krohn Reserve Ruby Port

£15.95 £18.95
  • Krohn Reserve Ruby Port
  • Krohn Reserve Ruby Port

Krohn Reserve Ruby Port

£15.95 £18.95

AVAILABILITY: 5 in stock

Grape Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca, Red Blend,
Style Sweet, Fortified, Port, Black Fruits, Full Bodied, Rich
Country Portugal
Region Douro, Oporto
Volume 75cl
ABV 20%
Dietary None

 

Experience the indulgent depth and richness of Krohn Reserve Ruby Port. Its deep red colour and pure, youthful fruit flavours make for an opulent and high quality taste. Enjoy after a meal with mature hard cheeses or decadent desserts.

About the Producer

Wiese & Krohn was founded in 1865 by two Norwegians - Theodor Wiese and Dankert Krohn - shipping initially to Scandinavia and Germany. In the century and a half since its foundation, Krohn has built up an outstanding reputation. Long renowned for the quality of their sublime Colheitas (single vintage tawnies), they produce a remarkably complete range for a small house, and each wine excels in its category. Much of the secret lies in the high quality of their vineyards - the magical combination of terroir, locality, aspect, incline and low-yielding vines. Their Quinta do Retiro Novo estate in Sarzedinho, in the Rio Torto valley (where vinification takes place), is all A grade vineyard. Indeed Krohn only work with grapes from A-graded vineyards across all of their ports, and their top wines are still trodden by foot. Since 2013 Krohn has been part of the Fladgate Partnership - alongside Taylor's, Fonseca and Croft.

Vineyard and Winery

Grapes are sourced from Krohn's Quinta do Retiro Novo estate and neighbouring vineyards in the Rio Torto valley near Pinhao. Fermentation is in temperature controlled stainless steel vats, which is interrupted by the addition of grape spirit to preserve a certain degree of natural sweetness. The Port is aged for 2 years in 547 litre oak barrels (the traditional 'pipe') and large vats. Bottled unfiltered.

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