Port 1944 Santhiago

Récolte, Matured in Wood, Bottled 1982, Alto Douro, Original Carton Box

Provenance: De Baecque, 11/3/2015

$ 749.00

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Size 75 cl
Vintage 1944
Alcohol 20.0 %
Bottled 1982
Classification Récolte
Fill level Into Neck
Packaging Original carton box
Region Alto Douro


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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