The completely updated fourth edition of Richard Mayson’s Port and the Douro offers unparalleled insight into the world of port and Douro wines.
Author: Richard Mayson
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
The completely updated fourth edition of Richard Mayson’s Port and the Douro offers unparalleled insight into the world of port and Douro wines. An entire chapter is dedicated to vintage port, covering harvests as recent as 2017 and providing information on vintages going back to 1844.
This guide discusses the wines of the Douro, including both Ports and table wines. The first part describes the region and the types of wines it produces, how they reflect the area and the grape varieties that are grown, what is traditional and what is modern, and how styles are evolving. Recent vintages are described, and summarized in vintage charts. The second part has detailed profiles of the leading producers, including both the traditional shippers in Porto and the new independent producers at quintas in the Douro. Each profile describes the producer's aims for his wines, and the personality and philosophy behind them. References wines are suggested for each producer. Maps show the locations of the shippers in Vila Nova de Gaia and the Quintas in the Douro to help plan itineraries. Photographs in this print version are in black and white. This Guide is the indispensable means for understanding Port and the table wines of the Douro, and identifying the top producers.
The Intelligent Guides to Wines and Top Vineyards focus on classic wine-producing regions. This guide discusses the wines of the Douro, including all styles of Port and dry red wines.The guide is divided into two parts.
Author: Benjamin Lewin Mw
Publisher: Guides to Wines and Top Vineya
The Intelligent Guides to Wines and Top Vineyards focus on classic wine-producing regions. This guide discusses the wines of the Douro, including all styles of Port and dry red wines. The guide is divided into two parts. The first part of the guide discusses the regions, and explains the character and range of the wines. The second part profiles the producers. There are detailed profiles of leading houses, showing how each winemaker interprets the local character, and mini-profiles of other important houses and quintas. Description of each area includes its geography, the grape varieties that are grown, how these relate to the styles of wines that are produced, wines from entry level to icons, currents trends and how styles are evolving. Reference wines are recommended for each type of Port or dry wine. The guide is illustrated with photographs of each area, topological maps to show the terrain, road maps to identify the locations of estates, and information on recent vintages. Profiles range from dominant houses who may dominate an appellation to small quintas that define the cutting edge. The profiles identify the best of tradition and innovation in the region. Each profile describes the producer's aims for his wines, and the personality and philosophy behind them. Reference wines are suggested for each house, together with essential information for planning a visit, including address and map location, phone and email contact details, and whether appointments are needed. This Guide is the indispensable means for understanding the Douro, tasting Port and dry wines, and finding the top producers. It is regularly updated to have the latest information.
But somehow vines flourish along the steeply terraced banks of the Douro River
and its various tributaries . Port producers often joke about the difficulty of the
region , but usually with a certain reverence . Growing vines and making wine
Author: James Suckling
Publisher: Wine Spectator
Provides a historical background of Port, and examines the vineyard, winery, lodge, and vintages, and includes investment information
SEAL OF APPROVAL • Marks & Spencer Taylor's 20 Year Old Tawny Port NV Douro - Marks & Spencer Taylor's Finest Reserve Port NV Douro - Marks &
Spencer Taylor's Late Bottled Vintage Port 1998 Douro Taylor's Chip Dry White Port NV ...
QUINTA DO CÔTTO Douro DOC and Port DOC , Douro , Portugal Table Q wine
expert in Lower DOURO . Basic red and white Quinta do Côtto are reasonable ,
and Grande Escolha * * is one of Portugal ' s best reds , oaky and powerful when
Author: Oz Clarke
Identifies wines, wine regions, and grape varieties, defines wine making terms, and recommends wines and vintages
As to whether this blended wine can produced by methods more or less closely
similar to those properly be shipped from Oporto under the name of port wine
employed in the vineyards of the Alto Douro and the wine has , because of
It ensures that no wine is sent down from the Douro unless its strength is at least
17 degrees Gay Lussac . * It restricts the amount of wine which , each year , may
be made into Port - an average of thirty to thirty - five thousand pipes . It takes ...
a vintage Port , then it is excellent for top red wines . You need to work them
differently . " Less heated is the debate about varieties , simply because most of
the new generation of Douro table wines are blended . It has always been the Port ...
At the age of 22, he came out to work in the firm of his uncle, James Forrester, a Port shipper. He was to prove one of the most remarkable figures in the history of Port-Wine. Forrester fought fearlessly for the purity and quality of the Douro ...
Data supplemented by Orey Antunes Transportes e Navegacao Lda , port agents
. Portugal Douro Lat : 41 ° 09 ' N Long : 008 ° 40 ' W Status : Open UN Locode :
PTOPO ( See also country information ) GMT Time Zone : Max Draft : 5.5m ...
Pilots on VHF Channels 12 , 14 and 16 . Also see " VHF " . ANCHORAGES : Douro River : Outside the Port : Vessels may await entry , anchoring to the North
of the alignment of the bar entrance lights of the Douro River in an area defined
The Douro put Portugal on the map for red wine , but is it the country's only region
worthy of attention , asks CHARLES METCALFE D o you drink Portuguese had to
wait another century , until Quarles Harris Port brands ) joined with red wine ...
Port Charges . See Addenda . Consular Requirements . Declaration of Cargo (
Consular Invoice ) Lloyd ' s Agents . - Rawes & Co . , Ltd . always ...
Administration of the Ports of Douro and Leixões Authority . Administration of the Ports of Douro ...
He has no 15 hesitation in saying that the Alto Douro is well established and well
known as part of the port wine district of Portugal . In his second declaration of
2nd February 1966 , Mr. Sandeman exhibits a number of extracts from books ...
NEWSANALYSIS Any Port in a storm ... The business of producing Port in the Douro is precarious enough . Chris Losh assesses how a 20 % cut in this year's
beneficio by the IVP has turned the region's steep slopes into slippery ones N ...
THE STORY BEHIND VINTAGE PORT PORTUGAL Corgo River - - Much of the Port made in the Douro. Y : Tou might get the wrong idea about vintage Port ,
considering all the attention it receives in these pages and in the wine trade . It is
... NET QUINTA DE LA ROSA TRADITIONAL COLINAS DE SAO LOURENCO
RESERVA TOURIZ PORT LBV P2600 2005 6 750 190.00 NET P8241 2004 12
750 162.00 NET P2650 2003 6 750 112.00 NET J.Oliveira selections DOURO