Produced from wines selected for their richness and concentration from the finest vineyards in the Upper Douro Valley, Special Reserve is matured in oak casks for 5 years before being bottled. This longer wood-ageing gives its fruity, full-bodied palate a distinctive dry finish, making it the benchmark for all Reserve Ports.
Rich and concentrated red fruit aromas with bright red cherry and hints of plum and strawberry. Sweet and well-rounded, luscious red berry flavours lead to a distinctive peppery finish.
Special Reserve pairs perfectly with cheeses or rich, nutty and chocolate desserts.
Serve in a large glass at room temperature or slightly chilled in warm weather. No need to decant. Consume within four to six weeks of opening.
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