Delaforce / 10 Years Old His Eminence's Choice Tawny Port / 750mL
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Roriz
Geography: Douro, Portugal
Alcohol by volume: 20.0%
Fresh, ripe, plumy, raisin aromas. Rich, full, mouth-filling; delicious jam raisin and date flavors. Very well balanced, elegant and harmonious port wine. His Eminence’s Choice is best served at room temperature or lightly chilled in the summer to enjoy the rich bouquet and taste.
For almost 150 years members of the Delaforce family have been associated with excellent Port wine from the famous Douro Valley of Portugal. David Delaforce is now working in close co-operation with Real Companhia Velha (RCV), who are the owners of the Delaforce brand, to produce and market world-class Douro wines side by side with the renowned Delaforce Ports. He is heading up the wine selection and marketing while Pedro Silva Reis, chairman of RCV, manages affairs on the home front.
The classic 10 Year Old Tawny which is a blend of selected reserves aged from six to thirty years old, and which give His Eminence’s Choice the elegant richness, mellowness and consistency for which it is renowned. It is described by Hugh Johnson as “A superbly succulent Old Tawny” and this Delaforce brand is one of the oldest names in the Port trade and is very distinctive in its unique presentation.