"Offley" Porto Reserve
Port ruby color.
Port differs balanced, full-bodied and mild flavor with hints of ripe fruit, spices and hints of sherry in a long aftertaste.
Port wine has an intense aroma with notes of flowers and red fruit.
Port wine is perfect in its pure form, and combines well with walnuts, chestnuts, bitter chocolate, and soft cheeses.
"Offley" Porto Reserva - is a high port created in homage to Baron Forrester, innovator and charismatic man who has made a significant contribution to the development of the production of port wine in the XIX century and the future "Offley" - a prestigious brand that combines modernity and almost three centuries experience. Porto Reserva is made from grapes Turiga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cao. Port wine is made the traditional method; wine within its blend aged in oak barrels from 3 to 5 years, then blend is filtered and bottled. "Offley" Porto Reserva - an ideal choice for those seeking elegance and freshness of mature wine.
"Offley" Porto Reserva numerous awards:
- 2009: approval of the "Decanter World Wine Awards", Britain;
- 2005: Gold medal at the "Vinalies Internationales" (France), a silver medal at the "Wine Masters Challenge" (Portugal), a silver medal at the "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles" (Belgium), a silver medal at the "International Wine and Spirits Competition" (UK), the approval of the "Decanter World Wine Awards", the stamp of approval from the "International Wine Challenge" (UK);
- 2004: Silver Medal at the "Concurso Internacional de Vinhos Cidade do Porto" (Portugal) seal of approval on the "International Wine Challenge" (UK);
- 2003: Gold medal at the "Challenge du Vin" (France), a gold medal at the "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles".
Offley - a brand with a rich heritage in the production of the great port. The company produces all types of port wines: white, "Ruby" and "Tony". Offley history began in 1737, when the Englishman William Offley founded the company, which he gave his name. Since the XIX century, the events of acquiring new dynamics. In 1831, Joseph James Forrester, a nephew of the founder, joined the company. As an academic and artist, James was the first who created a map of the Douro region. He also made numerous wine studies and left important graphic work, which showed all his passion for the Douro. For contribution to the development of the region, which produces port, King of Portugal was awarded the title of Baron James Forrester.
Its high quality port wines Offley obliged to old recipes that exist for over 250 years, as well as long-term contribution of Offley in wine production, the planting of new vineyards, construction of unique cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, as well as the spread of worldwide brand Offley . In 1997 Offley was bought by a family company Sogrape Vinhos - manufacturer of high quality wines.