The port house Real Companhia Velha can take the prize for being the oldest wine company in Portugal, having been making port for just over 260 years continuously. The business was founded in 1756 by the King of Portugal and it makes port for some of the worlds most recognisable old port houses, including Delaforce. It is situated on the banks of the Duero in Porto.
Rich, lightly perfumed, raspberry aroma. The palate is smooth, silky, deliciously fresh sweet raspberry fruit flavours. Lovely quality and intensity of fruit. Vegetarian.
Ruby port is the most widely available port, and therefore least expensive of all the styles of port. After fermentation it is kept in tanks to preserve its bright colour and fruitiness. Then its blended to create the perfect house style - each one a very particular flavour pertaining to each port house.The wine is then fined, cold -filtered and bottled for release and is immediately ready for consumption.
Bottle Size: 75cl
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Roriz http://www.delaforce.pt