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Croft Fine Tawny Port

Croft Fine Tawny Port

91 Points Richard Caro
Croft Fine Tawny Port
91 Points Richard Caro

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A smooth and mellow Tawny from an ancient Port house. Blended from wines with three to four years in barrel, the gorgeous Crofts Fine Tawny benefits from special technology which allows the quality and softness of flavour created by the local tradition of foot-crushing to be carried through to a wine of even this low price. Elegant and toasty with generous sweetness, the Crofts Fine Tawney is a delicious choice for immediate enjoyment.

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$29.99 in mixed 6+ or $33.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Port grapes

Its Origins

The Croft family can be traced back 700 years, and first became involved with Port wine shipping through their connection with a distinguished family of merchants, the Thompsons of York, through marriage. A great-grandchild of this union, John Croft, was born in 1732 and was to become the most famous personality in the house. In 1788, his treatise on the wines of Portugal was published, an event that placed the Croft family at the forefront of the British community based in Oporto. Croft today is part of the Fladgate Partnership, made up of three of the most historic and highly regarded Porto houses: Taylor Fladgate, Fonseca, and Croft. Their Portos are produced with the attention to quality that is the standard to which all other Port wine houses aspire. It is a family-run company with the present members representing the eighth generation of the Yeatman family, originally from the Port house of Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman, now with more than 300 years of history.

What The Critics Say

Wine Enthusiast

"A soft, mellow style that veers on the sweet side, but has a good tang from its wood aging. The Port has a touch of orange peel, just a hint of spirit and soft final tannins."

Winemaker notes

"Vivid tawny-red colour. Nose of ripe mellow fruit with aromas of figs and prunes set off by an attractive woody and spicy character. Smooth and round on the palate, full of rich jammy flavours."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Port

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Douro

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    20.00%

  • Maturity

    Drink now

This Wine Goes Well With

with BLUE CHEESE
with CHOCOLATE
with DESSERT

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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