A great Port Wine Colheita 1965 from...
A great Port Wine Colheita 1965 from Messias
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|Cast||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz and Tinto Cão|
|Vinification||Wine fermented after partial destemming at controlled temperature (24-28ºC), when must reached the desired sweetness value, fermentation was interrupted by the addiction of brandy(77%)|
|Consumption||10 - 12ºC|
|Ageing||Ageing in oak wood barrels for a minimum period of seven years|
|Tasting Notes||Amber color with green hues. Complex and intense aroma, notes of nutmeg and hints of orange peel combined with roasted almonds. On the palate is full bodied and complex with an excellent finish|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
The company was founded in 1926 by Messias Baptista, who maintained the company's administration until 1973. The Administration of the Messiah Caves is still today, assured by the descendants of the family. Since the foundation Messias has produced and commercialized wines from the main regions marked: D, Bairrada, Douro, Vinho Verde, Beiras and Port Wine. The company is also recognized for the high quality of its Natural Sparkling wines and Spirits. The headquarters of MESSIAS is located in Mealhada, a small town in the Bairrada region, where the company has 160 hectares of vineyards, 70 hectares of which are destined to produce the prestigious Quinta do Valdoeiro wines. In Ferradosa, Douro valley, has 200 hectares and 130 hectares are occupied with vines, for the production of Port Wine and Douro Vinho do Cach