Quinta da Romaneira 10 Year Old Tawny Port wine is a blend of wines with an average age of 10 years in cask, the 10 year old has acquired the classic nutty, dried fruit, spicy characteristic of classic wood aged tawny Port while still retaining a freshness on the finish. Balanced and elegant, it should be drunk slightly chilled.
There are 85 hectares of vineyard which have been replanted with the principal aim of producing dry wines and a small range of ports. The vineyards are planted mainly with noble Douro varieties and all 80 hectares of red grapes are planted on "A" grade Douro Schist terraces. Yields are typically very low, ranging from 20-25 hectolitres per hectare. The 10 year old Tawny is a blend of wines with an average age of ten years.
Grapes were trodden by foot and fermented in stainless steel lagares, with temperature control at 28 degree C. The wine was aged at the estate in large wooden barrels of at least 640 litres in size. The old Tawnies spend their entire life in barrel until the moment of the final blend and are bottled on demand.
It comes with the vintage information as follows: Grape varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão; Region: Cima Corgo, Douro; Winemaker: António Agrellos; Closure: Natural Cork; Alcohol (ABV): 19.5%; Acidity: 4.6g/l; Residual Sugar: 97.8g/l; Wine pH: 3.48.