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Churchill's Vintage Port 2017

Churchill’s Vintage Port 2017 has a very deep violet colour. Intense and focused on the nose, with layers of fresh blueberry aromas upfront. Exuberant and vinous on the palate, with fresh flavours of crushed blackberries in combination with a gravelly tannic structure and a vibrant natural acidity in a long lasting finish. Stored lying down in cellar conditions this vintage will age beautifully in bottle for 50+ years with the peak drinking window being at 15-50+ years.

Wine File
Producer:
Churchill's
Country:
Portugal
Region:
Porto & Douro
Sub Region:
Port
Style:
Fortified Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Touriga Nacional , Other Varieties
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
20.0%
Closure:
Natural Cork
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
15
£70.00

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