Offley Porto Tawny 30 Years Old is a remarkable wine, amber in colour with greenish hints. Its bouquet is very intense and has great complexity, with notes of caramel, moka, varnish, walnut and tobacco leaf, harmoniously fine-tuned along years of careful evolution in oak wood. The palate is a very well-balanced and unctuous wine that shows a delicate structure and a sublime finish. An exceptional wine, it is produced in only limited quantities and stands out as the ultimate symbol of Offley Old Tawnies.
Offley Porto 30 Years Old Tawny
Grape Variety: Touriga Franca / Tinta Roriz / Tinta Amarela / Tinta Barroca / Tinto Cão
Style: Complex and Savoury
Alcohol: 20% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
6 in stock
Offley’s history goes back to 1737, the year in which the Englishman William Offley founded the company to which he gave his own name. It is however from the 19th century onwards, the company acquired a new dynamism. In 1831, Joseph James Forrester, a nephew of the founder, joined the company. An academic and an artist, James Forrester was the first person to map the River Douro and its region, as well as to draw maps that became works of reference. He also undertook numerous wine growing studies and left important graphical works – paintings, drawings and sketches – in which he shows all his passion for the Douro. James Forrester’s contribution to the development of the region where Port Wine is made, as well as to its trade, earned him the title of Baron given to him by the King of Portugal. Throughout the years the company invested in the production and marketing of fortified wines, in the planting of new vineyards and in the re-planting of existing ones (as happened at Quinta da Boavista), built and maintained unique ageing cellars at Vila Nova de Gaia.