Scion

Region: Portugal / Douro Valley Porto
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Amarela

Scion is the world’s rarest tawny Porto. Made from the harvest of 1855, before the root louse phylloxera devastated the vineyards of Portugal, this remarkable Porto has been aged in cask since it was made, and was bottled only in 2010. It is bottled in a hand blown crystal decanter and encased in a 19th-century-style instrument case with dovetail joinery and handmade fittings and is accompanied by a limited-edition book telling its story.

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tasting note

Dark brown in color with very intense, complex aromas of spice, dried flowers and herbs, honey, subtle fig and leather. On the palate it is full-bodied, with a searing acidity and unbelievable length.

food pairing

Scion is a once-in-a-lifetime Porto that should be savored after a meal, alone or with nuts.

technical data

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Amarela
APPELLATION: Douro
ACIDITY: 8.76 g/l
ABV: 20.5%
AGING: more than 150 years in neutral oak
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 189 g/l

points of distinction

  • The most exclusive aged tawny Porto available in the world today
  • One of the oldest and rarest wines ever sold
  • A unique collector’s item
  • about the grape +
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“Scion is an extraordinary Port which, having spent 15 decades in oak casks, may be one of the world’s only wines to survive from the pre-phylloxera era in faultless condition.”

– Adrian Bridge, CEO

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