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Old 01-28-2017, 08:32 AM   #751
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Originally Posted by Gabe215 View Post
Moses, does Colheita have to be drank immediately after opening (3 days or less)? or is it like most other Ports and can be enjoyed months afterward? Not that opened Ports last a week in my house, just curious, thanks!
I wouldn't say months, but a month for sure. They will last as long as any tawny once open. The wood aging oxidizes the wine to provide more stability once open.

Another thing worth trying is white port. Mix 1/2 white port with 1/2 tonic into a high ball glass with ice and garnish with either fresh mint or basil leaf. Great drink to start a night off with friends or alone!
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