Quinta do Crasto Vintage Port 1997
The grapes used to make our Vintage Ports come from our best old vines. They are then foot trodden in old stone tanks called "lagares". Our Vintage Ports are bottled unfiltered after maturing for two years in large Portuguese oak vats. When young they are usually a very dark ruby in colour almost opaque with intense aromas of very ripe fruit. Combining in highly complex wines that have great longevity.
Racy, young vintage Port. Intense aromas of raspberries and wet earth. Full-bodied and medium-sweet, with chewy tannins and a ripe, raisiny aftertaste. Best after 2007. 1,500 cases made.