Port Messias, Porto Special Reserve
Reviews of purchase Messias, Porto Special Reserve
The wine has a red color with burgundy golden gleams.
The taste of the port is rich, sweet, rich and multifaceted. There are notes of spices and vanilla. The aftertaste is long and complex.
In the bouquet of port wine, notes of dried figs and spices are felt, which are intertwined with the nuances of vanilla.
Port can act as an aperitif or digestive. It perfectly matches with cigars, it is an excellent base for cocktails.
Messias, Porto Special Reserve - port, which has a spectacular, bright taste and a multifaceted bouquet. In its production, grape varieties such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barroc are used. They are grown in the Portuguese region of Douro.
The technology of making port is quite complicated. It provides fermentation at a strictly observed temperature regime (25-28 ° C), which is interrupted by the addition of brandy in order to obtain the necessary levels of strength and sugar. Then follows the seven-year exposure of the port in oak barrels before bottling.
Vinhos Messias company was founded in 1926, its founder - Messias Baptista - served as head of the company until 1973, after which control passed to his heirs. The company produces high-quality wines from several regions: Dao, Bairrada, Douro, Vinho Verde, Beyras, Terras do Sado and Wine do Porto. The company is also known for its high quality sparkling wines and aged brandies.
Messias is based at Mealhada town, a small town in central Portugal, in the heart of the Bairrada region. Here, the company owns more than 160 hectares of land, on which lie the vineyards. In Ferradoza (Douro Valley), Messias owns 200 hectares of land, 110 hectares of which are occupied by vineyards for the production of port wine and Quinta do Douro. The company expands, buys new vineyards and carefully ensures that in the production were involved in only the most advanced technology.