Port wine 1978 Krohn Colheita
Wiese & Krohn was founded in 1865 by two Norwegians - Theodor Wiese and Dankert Krohn. Long renowned for the quality of their sublime Colheitas (single vintage tawnies), they produce a remarkably complete range for a small house and each wine excels in its category. The Quinta do Retiro Novo estate in Sarzedinho, in the Rio
Torto valley, is all A grade vineyard. Vinification takes place here, with some of the top wines still being trodden by foot. Since 2013 Krohn has been part of the Fladgate Partnership - alongside Taylor's, Fonseca and Croft.
Ever so traditional, this elegant single vintage tawny has the most intricate nose of
orange peel, hazelnuts, cherries and toast. These characters are finely intertwined
with luscious sweetness and gentle acidity on the palate with an amazingly long
Awards & Press
1978 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 - Silver
1978 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2012 - Bronze
1978 Vintage: IWC 2009 - Silver
1978 Vintage: "Delicate nutty and caramel nose. Very sweet and silky flavours with lovely spicy undertones.
Deep and long, retaining good grip." Judges comments, DWWA 2013