Socalco is made exclusively for us by a really exciting producer in Portugal’s stunning Douro Valley. With it’s steep vineyards, very low yields and unique grapes and terroir Douro one of the most fascinating wine regions in the world, renowned for its Port and now its rich yet elegant reds.
Made using traditional Port grape varieties Socalco is a delicious blend of classic Port varieties; Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz
The grapes are hand-picked from the famous terraces of the Douro Valley
Made exclusively for us by Duorum estate, an exciting wine project set up by veteran winemakers, Joao Portugal Ramos and José Maria Soares Franco (winemaker of Barca Velha – Portugal’s top wine)
Tasting note: There’s lots of gorgeous rich dark fruit typical of the Douro along with a juicy freshness and satin silk texture. A perfect winter red to pair with herb-crusted lamb, venison or a vegetable casserole.
Averys began in 1793 and over the years, the family has built its reputation as one of the UK's most pioneering wine merchants. Today, it is 5th generation Mimi Avery introducing a new generation of wine lovers to Averys. At the heart of what we do - and have done for over 220 years - is share our passion for wine. We love discovering wines with a story to tell – whether for everyday drinking or fine wines for the cellar. So, if you're looking for 'real' wines, full of character and flavour, then welcome to Averys.