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Porto Meneres

Porto Meneres
NV Porto Fine White, Douro

Pair this wine with:
Cheese

Category: White Port

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 19.5%
Sustainable Agriculture
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
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Porto Meneres
NV Porto Fine White, Douro

Pair this wine with:
Cheese

Category: White Port

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 19.5%
Steely amber color. Spicy, fruity aromas of peach candies, sponge cake, birch forest, and coriander with a glycerous, vibrant, sweet medium body and a peppery, delightful, medium-length orange marmalade, orange blossom, apricot-almond tea cake, and clove finish with heavy oak flavor. A zesty white port that will make for great porto-tonicos and cocktail play.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: peach candies, sponge cake, birch forest, and coriander
Taste Flavor: orange marmalade, orange blossom, apricot-almond tea cake, and clove
Sweetness Sweetness: Sweet
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years in cocktails
Recipes Pairing: Blue Cheese, Vintage Cheddar, Aged Gouda
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A zesty white port that will make for great porto-tonicos and cocktail play.

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
11 NW Lava Rd.
Bend, OR 97703
USA
1 541-388-5330

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White Port

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Serve in a Copita
White Ports are an esoteric category of Oporto (Port) fortified wine made white grapes instead of red varietals. The are best enjoyed young and chilled as an aperitif or cocktail ingredient, but some can be cellared to interesting effect. Stylistically, they are close to Ruby Ports with hints of caramelized Tawny character.