New Douro continued


For the background to the magical Douro Valley and the recent wine revolution within it, see Julia's article yesterday on Finessing the new Douro

Most of the 24 wines below were tasted in the Douro one sunny Sunday last September with their makers just after all those Reminders of the greatness of port although one or two were tasted subsequently in London. They are grouped by producer in alphabetical order. My picture of the valley's characteristic slate was taken at Quinta do Bomfim. Although this is a deliberately constructed wall, in many a vineyard vines have to make their...