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Red wine 2001 Porto e Douro DOC, LBV, Douro, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 20%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #Ni-L:2605

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 8 January 2007

World famous dessert wine from Portugal as "Vinho do Porto" or simply "Porto" not according to its area of origin Douro is named, but after the port city postage from where it is shipped. At the origin were the Englishman in connection with their trade wars with France involved. In the 17th century, the import of French wines was for a while England prohibited and then charged with high duties. This led to a bottleneck in the supply. In 1678, a Liverpool wine merchant sent his two sons to Viano do Castello, near the city of Porto, to buy wine. In Lamego they came to a convent where the abbot offered them a wine that they loved....

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