Poças Júnior

Poças Ruby Port N/V

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Poças Ruby Port N/V
Poças Ruby Port N/V
Poças Ruby Port N/V
Poças Ruby Port N/V
Poças Ruby Port N/V
Poças Ruby Port N/V

Fortified wine produced in the mountainsides along the Douro Valley, of a Ruby colour and vibrant personality. Has intense ripe fruit aromas and it is young, fresh and rich in the palate. 

Tasting Notes

Red. Very rich aromas of ripe young fruits. Strong and full-bodied, long and persistent finish.

Production

Grapes are harvested manually and transported in 30 Kg trays. Controlled fermentation with maceration, stopped by grape brandy addition. Matured in wood for 3 years, followed by blending of several Port Wines from different harvests

Producer Poças Júnior

In 1918, a few months before the Armistice, Manoel Domingues Poças Júnior, who had been born in the heart of the Port Wine hustle and bustle, decided to establish his own company. Manoel Poças was 30 years old and he had some experience in this business. With his uncle, he created a company to sell grape spirits to large Port Wine shippers. Soon afterwards he opened a head office in Vila Nova de Gaia, where they remain to this day. Today, with three quintas in the best winemaking areas of the Douro Demarcated Region, Poças ensures its total control over the quality of its wines and the family is more involved than ever before.

Awards

  • 87/100 points Wine Enthusiast
  • 86/100 points: Wine Spectator
  • 2015 International Wine Challenge: Commended
  • 2015 Decanter World Wine Awards: Bronze

    Specifications

    Year N/V
    Bottle Size 750ml
    Cultivar
    25% Touriga Nacional, 25% Touriga Franca, 20% Tinta Roriz, 20% Tinta Barroca, 10% Tinto Cão
    Country Portugal
    Alcohol content
    19% alc vol 
    Units of alcohol per bottle 14.3 units
    Type Fortified & Dessert Wine
    Allergy Information Contains sulphites
    Food Matching Enjoy this wine with stilton, blue-veined French cheese, walnuts or a treacle tart. To be served anytime, at room temperature 18°C.
    Cellaring Potential For immediate enjoyment
    Appellation Douro Valley