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1969 Quinta da Devesa White Colheita Port - 1 Jennie (0.5L)

Expert's Selection: Tobias Herrmann

Port Wine

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1969 - Quinta da Devesa Port Colheita White 0.5L

Quinta da Devesa Port Wines, are produced
exclusively from lots vinified and aged in the
Since 1941, vintages considered of superior
quality by the family winemakers, were kept
and stored in wooden barrels in the winery
Colheitas are dated Tawnies from one single
harvest. The minimum age requirement is 7
years, but the tradition at Quinta da Devesa is
to age several more years before bottling. The
wine ages at our cellars in "balseiros", "tonéis“
or 550l casks.
Produced and aged in Quinta da Devesa for 50
years, this Colheita Port was bottled in 2018.
Quinta da Devesa was already included in the
first map of the Douro Demarcated Region,
created by Baron of Forrester in 1844.
Acquired by Fortunato family in 1941, it has
been since then dedicated to Douro and Port
On the Baixo Corgo sub-region, and only 10
kms away from Peso da Régua, Quinta da
Devesa vineyard and winery are located on a
promontory which overlooks the confluence of
the rivers Douro and Corgo, from where a
wonderful sight can be enjoyed, covering the
valleys of the rivers and mountains of the
Its 34 hectares, planted with the grape
varieties recommended for the region, go from
a quota of 60 m up to 500 m high, part facing
south getting an excellent sun exposure, and
part facing the buttresses of Marão, where it
receives natural cool winds. This diversity of
solar and wind exposure provides different
levels of grape maturation and development,
which allow to temporize harvesting in optimal
This Porto Colheita 1969 White presents us
with an outstanding bouquet, a very crisp
acidity, due to the complexity, refined quality
and long aftertaste.
This White Colheita is really impressive in Its
aroma of candied orange, exotic resins and
honey hints. On the palate is really delicious
and subtle, with a very long and vigorous
Serve at 14ºC. Once opened, preserves its
good tasting notes for at least 2 months.
José Fortunato Júnior
Sociedade Agrícola da Quinta da Devesa
Lugar da Devesa - Canelas
5050-437 Peso da Régua|Portugal
Grape Varieties: Old Vines with more than 20
traditional grape varieties of the region
Harvest Method: Hand picked
Fermentation: Granite ‘lagares' (shallow
treading tanks) with foot treading
Alcohol: 21%
Total Acidity: 4,04 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0,86 g/l
Residual Sugar: 111 g/l
pH: 3,75
Baumé: 3,7
Bottle Size: 500 ml

All Non-EU Countries have to pay an Export or Customs Clearance Fee from € 70.00 always adding that it has to be paid before shipping.

In the price of 40,00 € is included a special packaging

Type White wine
Vintage 1969
Producer, Name of wine Quinta da Devesa White
Classification Colheita Port
Number of bottles 1
Bottle size Jennie (0.5L)
Country Portugal
Original packaging In original wooden case
Label Condition Fully intact, readable label
Critic Score 92/100 points, Robert Parker
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