Vintage Port

Vintage Port

The decision to ‘declare’ a vintage Port is made independently by the shipper and it is not one that is taken lightly. There is no law about the regularity of Port vintages but there are usually three or four a decade. The skill in making a great vintage Port comes from the painstaking selection of small lotes (parcels) of wine from the very finest locations made from grapes picked at optimum ripeness after a...