Warre's White Port

SKU #240094

The grapes used in the production of Warre's Fine White port are a blend of traditional Portuguese varieties from the Duoro Valley, such as arinto, codega, malvasia fina, rabigato and viosinho. But since that little tidbit of information will likely fly through the corridors of your mind as quickly as a bat through the night sky, try this: White port makes a tremendously delicious, refined, refreshing aperitif that is as light and feminine as red port is heavy and manly. This white port is aged in cask for three years and bottled when ready to drink. No need for aging in your cellar. No decanting is necessary and, because the wine is fortified, it holds up wonderfully even after a week opened in the fridge!

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Portugal

- Although quite small, Portugal produces a great variety of wines ranging from light and fizzy Vinho Verde to hearty and tannic Port. Portugal is Europe's fourth-largest wine-producing region, and has been exporting its wine since the 14th century. The Douro Valley of Portugal is the original and current home for the world's finest Port. The valley spans from east of the city of Oporto all the way to the border of Spain and is the country's best known wine region. Lesser-appreciated DOCs like Bairrada and Dão area also emerging for their fine, rustic reds.
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Port

- Port is a fortified wine made by stopping the fermentation with brandy. The result is a heavy sweet wine, most often red, that is dense, rich and high in alcohol. Port is made all over the world with some great results in Australia and South Africa, but the most famous of these dessert wines come from Portugal. The great port houses (or lodges) are located along the Duoro River on the steep slate slopes high above the valley floor. There are several styles of port, including Ruby, Tawny, Vintage Character, Late Bottle Vintage, Colheita, and Single Quinta. Vintage ports are made in special years that the houses declare.