The Iberian Peninsula is perhaps the most innovative area in wine terms. At the value end of the scale there are unbelievable wines, full of ripe fruit. Equally the fine wines are capable of battling it out with the best from France and elsewhere.
The small but significant addition of Syrah to Novals othewise Portuguese varietal based Douro Red, gives an attractive rounding edge to its rusticity. This is abold but charming winem with good bottle age it is a veritable bargain. The Cedro comes from the Cedar tree which dominates the vista at the Noval Estate
Situated in the North of Portugal. the vineyard faced to the Atlantic Ocean coast. This wine is made with Loureiro 50% , Avesso 15% , Arinto 35%, traditional grapes.The grapes are harvested..
Being a Late Bottle Vintage Port, this 2012 from Quinta Do Noval is ready to drink as soon as it is bottled - making it perfect for a number of occasions. The grapes are trodden by foot and are unfiltered, creating a ruby red Port which will match wonderfully with a range of cheeses or as an after dinner treat!
Grahams have been producing quality vintage Ports for many years, they apply the same level of care and attention to detail to their Tawnys. This 20 year old has been aged in oak, giving it complex, deep flavours that match beautifully with sweet desserts.