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Ramos Pinto 30 Year Old Tawny Port

SKU #1063141 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The NV Rp 30 Year Old Tawny Port comes in with 144 grams per liter of residual sugar. It was bottled with a bar-top cork in 2014--actually, one year older than the last version that I saw and with a lot more sugar listed. Winemaker Ana Rosas said the 2015 has roughly 120 grams per liter of residual sugar, but the average for the decade has been closer to 140 grams per liter. This is showing beautifully. Harmonious and refined, lively and fresh, its "old Tawny" flavors eventually come crashing onto its finish, but it always seems youthful and pure. If you like old Tawnies, that medley of molasses, caramel and dark chocolate that typically pops up is still there and pretty appealing, even after being open for a few days. This is very graceful, and despite the sugar level, it doesn't seem annoyingly sweet. Whatever else is here counters it rather well. Ramos Pinto makes about 5,500 liters of this annually. (Typically, they do not make a 40, although they have one exception to that.) As always, these last indefinitely, barring cork failures. They are not really meant to be held. (MS)  (2/2018)

94 points Wine Enthusiast

 The wonderful old-gold color of this tawny leads into a generous, rich wine that has retained fruits while also showing a woody character that is typical of wines this old. With spice, dried raisins and intense acidity, it is a beautiful wine that deserves to be drunk just by itself. (RV)  (10/2015)

93 points Wine Spectator

 This is alluring, with whiffs of warm date, green tea and walnut backed by juicy fig bread and salted caramel flavors. The racy, focused finish lets a singed juniper note glide through. (JM)  (11/2017)


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Other Red Wines

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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.