Sociedade Agricola

Port 1912 Sociedade Agricola

Reserva Particular, Quinta do Conde

Provenance: Catawiki, 5/12/2017

$ 5,199.00
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Size 70 cl
Vintage 1912
Alcohol 18.0 %
Bottled 1969
Classification Reserva Particular
Fill level Top shoulder
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.

Sociedade Agricola

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