Armando Berardo

Port 1905 Armando Berardo

Garrafeira Particular, Glassbutton with Animal

Provenance: Catawiki, 4/28/2017

$ 1,499.00
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Size 75 cl
Vintage 1905
Alcohol 19.0 %
Button Glass shoulder button
Classification Garrafeira Particular
Fill level Base neck
Region Douro

Port

The early 1800s was a watershed era for the vintners of Portugal’s Douro Valley, On one hand, the grape harvest of 1820, after fermenting and aging for four years, presented connoisseurs with a wine of remarkable sweetness, with “plenty of crust and plenty of color…and a well-stained cork,” according to T.G. Shaw, who recorded his views in Wine, the Vine, and the Cellar (1863), The remarkable vintage established Portuguese wine as a favorite among the British.

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