Churchill's Crusted Port

Churchill's Crusted Port

Item # 12679 750mL
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Crusted port is a special category. Churchill's Crusted Port is made up of the very best wines from two or sometimes three different harvests. It is kept in wood for up to two years and then bottled for further maturation. as this blend is not subject to any fining or filtration it continues to develop and mature in bottle. Given sufficient time, it throws a thick sediment, otherwise called a "Crust”. This is the English word from which it derives its name.


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