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Tinta Cão

The wine that inspired Portuguese literature

This red Portuguese variety's name means “red dog.” However, how it came by this rather strange name is completely unknown. Interestingly, the grapes are not toxic to most animals; yet in some dogs just 10 grams of grapes per kilogram of body mass can be fatal.

This autochthonous red variety was first mentioned in the mid-17th century in the Portuguese literature. The artist Rebello da Fonseca wrote succinctly: “Tinto Cão is one of the varieties that makes good wine in the Douro.”

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Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas
Only 2 Bottles

Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas

DO Douro, 1995, 750 ml
CHF 63.–
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Quinta dos Roques Reserva
Certified integrated production
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Parker 93 Points
Quinta de la Rosa Reserva
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Certified integrated production

Quinta de la Rosa Reserva

DOC Duoro, 2014, 1500 ml
CHF 98.50
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Taylor's Vintage Port
Only 12 Bottles

Taylor's Vintage Port

DO Douro, 1992, 750 ml
CHF 215.–
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Quinta de la Rosa Reserva
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Certified integrated production

Quinta de la Rosa Reserva

DOC Douro, 2016, 750 ml
CHF 47.–
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Taylor's Vintage Port
Only 5 Bottles

Taylor's Vintage Port

DO Douro, 2009, 375 ml
CHF 58.–
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Wine Spectator 87 Points
Quinta dos Roques vinho tinto
Certified integrated production

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