Ramos Pinto 1995 Vintage Port
Founded in 1880 by Adriano Ramos Pinto, this Port House has always had a pioneering spirit – from the distinctive and stylish ‘art nouveau’ advertising from the 1900s to the continuing wide ranging vineyard research with results that have benefited the whole port trade.
Crushed by foot in the winepress, the grape fermentation process lasts around four to five days. The fermentation is stopped by the addition of 20% spirit. Lastly, the wine is racked. It does not undergo any hot or cold treatment or filtration. The Port spends 24 months ageing in large oak, chestnut or mahogany casks. and is bottled two years after the harvest (1997).
90 pts Jamie Goode - Deep and wonderful purple colour. The flavour is intense, lively and pepper with some notes of cedar and cinnamon. Smooth and silky and when the glass is shacked, flavours like blackcurrant, red currant and clove appears and shows a nice floral aromas. In the mouth, the beginning is strong and voluminous. Dense and fine tannins gave a good structure and an excellent constitution. Due to this perfect balance, persistence and fleshy, make it remarkable, it can be also fund savours of ripe fruits and some chocolate and cacao.