Butler Nephew & Co., Crusted Port
Butler Nephew & Co., Crusted Port

Butler Nephew & Co., Crusted Port

Regular price €43.00
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The style and depth of a vintage port without the price tag. Crusted port emulates the style and quality of a vintage port, with powerful aromas and complex, intense notes of plum, raisins, spice and hints of eucalyptus notes over ripe berry fruit. You'll need to decant this, as it's unfiltered and forms a sediment in the bottle.

Butler, Nephew & Cº. was founded in Oporto in 1730. The company’s traditional crusted port mimics the style and quality of a vintage port, with powerful aromas and complex, intense notes of plum, raisins, spice and hints of eucalyptus notes over ripe berry fruit.

Unlike Vintage Port, which has to be made from grapes from a single harvest, Crusted Port gives the company port blender the opportunity to use the best quality characteristics of different vintages.

Crusted Port is bottled unfiltered, and as the name indicates it will form a “crust”, a sediment in the bottle. Decant this unfiltered, multi-vintage bargain just like a vintage, and savour its finesse along with its moreish price—all the more tasty considering this wine was bottled in 2004.

The 2015 bottling of this fortified treat is the first crusted port ever to win a Decanter gold medal, achieving a score of 96/100

“Deep and youthful in colour; very elegant on the nose with expressive floral fruit; similarly elegant and supple on the palate with some maturity evident, succulent berry fruit backed by firm tannins. A really lovely wine, well over half-way to a good vintage Port.”
Decanter Wine Awards 2017 Gold Medal

Butler Nephew Crusted Port gold medal Decanter

Supplier's websiteButler Nephew & Co.
CountryPortugal
AppellationPort
Vintage2015
Grape varietyold vine Tinto Cão, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca
Alcohol20%
Bottle size75 cl

Orders of €150+: free delivery nationwide

All other orders: €15 nationwide flat rate

Orders are usually dispatched in the first two working days after receipt.

We cannot guarantee delivery on a given day. If the delivery date is important, please let us know, and we'll put one of our 'Not to Be Opened Before' stickers on the box and aim for delivery a day or two early.

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Delivery outside Ireland

If you need delivery to Northern Ireland, our €15 standard rate applies, with orders of €150 and more travelling free—for the time being.

We do not generally send wine overseas because of the complicated bureaucratic requirements and very high cost. If you would nonetheless like more information about deliveries outside the island of Ireland, please ask.

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Faulty bottles

Wine is a natural product: its variety is what makes it so interesting!

Sometimes, though, a faulty bottle turns up. It's rare, but it does happen.

We want you to enjoy the wines you buy from us, and we'd like you to enjoy doing business with us too.

If you are unlucky enough to receive a bad bottle, please let us know immediately by calling the office on 021 431 6000 and we'll issue a credit in compensation.

Broken or Damaged Deliveries

Despite our best efforts to wrap and pack securely, damage in transit occurs from time to time.

If there's a breakage, our couriers will normally return the whole fragrant mess to us straight away.

If, however, the damage isn't apparent until you open the box, we'd still prefer to have the whole parcel collected. We'll send you a replacement as soon as possible.