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Quinta do Infantado, White Port

Item # 12426 750mL
$16.96/ Single Bottle
$203.52 $183.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

White Port is a rare type of fortified wine. This amber-colored bottle shows lots of nut-driven character and could easily pass for a lighter-styled Madeira. The fruit is fresh and full of citrus and almond notes. This Port is on the dry side, but still has a touch of residual sugar.


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Staff Pick Notes

White Port is a kindred spirit of the Vin de Liquers of France especially, to my palette, Pineau des Charentes. Like Pineau is in Southwest France, White Port is really meant to be enjoyed as an aperitif. Quinta Do Infantado were one of the first estate bottled ports in the Late 1970s. The old rules did not allow for small producers. Quinta Do Infantado are small family owned Port producer who farm organically and estate bottle. Plus all their Ports that I have tasted are delicious. Caramel, vanilla notes but light and easy and not too sweet. I tried it with tonic water and made for a very easy to drink cocktail spritz and little too easy.

- JGM

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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