2008 Barca-Velha, Casa Ferreirinha, Douro

With just 18,000 bottles produced, rather than the usual 24,000 for Barca Velha (and compared to well over 100K for a Bordeaux First Growth), the 2008 has amazing dark, bold concentration, with perfume and spice saving it from being a brooding monster at this stage. It’s still playing its cards close to its chest, but the balance of alcohol, fruit, substance and character gives a hint of the awesome potential of this first wine of Portugal. It will undoubtedly blossom in time into a legend: a wine that will prove impossible to get hold of.

This wine is now sold out. Please get in touch with your advisor or one of our team on [email protected] or 01473 313 300 for more information or guidance on an alternative.


  • Region & country
  • Grape
    50% Touriga Franca
    30% Touriga Nacional
    10% Tempranillo/Aragonez/Tinta Roriz
    10% Tinto Cão
  • Maturity
    Ready 2017 - 2045
  • Colour
  • Style
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
2008 Barca-Velha, Casa Ferreirinha, Douro

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