Churchills White Port

Producer Background: Founded in 1981 by John Graham and his wife Caroline Churchill, Churchill?s port is an independent, family-owned Port Wine House -- the first independent port wine house established in more than fifty years. Churchill?s is the only port wine producer who begins with wines produced only from grapes grown in Grade A vineyards. And according to Robert Parker, Jr., writing in The Wine Advocate, ?Churchill has established an impeccable reputation for superb quality.? Wine Type: Half-dry Tawny Country: Portugal Region: Oporto Vinification: Aged for 10 years in wood. -- The extra long ageing gives this White Port a balance and smoothness which is unlike the traditional White Ports. It is in a class of its own. Tasting Notes: Rich and golden in color. Full, flavored, with a dry nutty finish. Best served chilled as an aperitif. Serve with toasted, salted almonds, hard cheeses, paté. Food Match: almonds,