1999 Touriga Nacional Port $ 42.00
This variety is one of the most revered grapes for the production of Port in its homeland. Very shy bearing, it makes a deeply colored, concentrated wine with rich tannins in its youth. With age, it mellows to a wonderful, ripe and fruity elixir. Enjoy this California rarity with aged cheeses, walnuts and pecans, and dried fruits or dark, bittersweet chocolate. -DRG 5/04
2002 Tinta Roriz Port $ 42.00
Tinta Roriz is a little known synonym used in Portugal for the Spanish variety Tempranillo which is highly regarded for deliciously fruity and complex dry red wines in the Spanish districts of Navarra and Rioja. As for Tinta Roriz and Port, the grape produces an altogether smooth and almost soothing elixir that carries well the purple plum fruit and softly appealing spiciness exhibited by this wine. - DRG 02/06.
2008 Touriga Nacional, Madera County $ 44.00
One of the very best Portuguese grapes is Touriga Nacional. It makes such an exceptional Port that it is now popular for dry red wines as well. This wine is dark, deeply extracted and richly endowed with a heady aroma of ripe fruit and dried cherries. The flavors are bold with blackberries and purple plums entwined with a sweet earthiness that is altogether seductive. It will age for up to ten years in the bottle. DRG 8/08
Fireside Port, 375ml, Amador County $ 19.00
2009 Our Fireside Port is derived from the high elevations and granite-based soils of the Sierra Nevada foothills. it consists of the authentic and ancient Portuguese varietals that have brought the Porto district worldwide renown. Enjoy this dark, rich wine with full flavored cheeses, nuts or chocolate over the next 5-10 years. DRG 11/10
Tawny Port, Madera County $ 44.00
Small oak casks were used to slowly age and mellow this fine Tawny Port giving it silky smoothness, an aroma of fire roasted nuts with plum, tangerine and dried cherry flavors.