Juvenile vintage port, 2016, for next Christmas or for later | Britt on Forbes

Most port wine houses have now released their Vintage Port 2016. And although some people would say that it is much too early to drink such a wine now, drinking a young Vintage Port is really quite enjoyable. But whatever you prefer, drinking it right away or keeping it in your cellar, here are some impressions of the magnificent 2016 harvest.

2016 was a superb year in the Douro Valley with enough sunshine and enough water to enable the growers to pick perfectly ripe grapes.

Read more on this article by Britt on BKWine Magazine, originally published on Forbes, including tasting comments on several wines: The latest declared vintage port year tasted, 2016 | Britt on Forbes.

Travel: Travel with BKWine to the vineyards of Portugal, the Douro Valley.

Tasting wine in the cellar in the Douro

Tasting wine in the cellar in the Douro, copyright BKWine Photography

Terraced vineyard in the Douro Valley

Terraced vineyard in the Douro Valley, copyright BKWine Photography

Douro landscape and vineyards a rainy and sunny day

Douro landscape and vineyards a rainy and sunny day, copyright BKWine Photography

In the wine cellar at Quinta do Tedo in the Douro Valley

In the wine cellar at Quinta do Tedo in the Douro Valley, copyright BKWine Photography

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