Curious & Ancient bears witness to Delaforce's reputation as the master of the blend and the supply is strictly limited. This rare tawny of great age is one of the most distinctive and inimitable of all port blends, drawn from a select reserve of find, old Cima Corgo ports ripened to full maturity in seasoned oak casks. The exotic, complex aromas are developed over two decades of aging in their cool and silent lodges.
Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, and Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo). Bottled by Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A., which is owned by The Taylor Fladgate Partnership but the Delaforce brand itself is owned by Real Companhia Velha. The members of the Delaforce family, of Huguenot origin, can trace their history back over 400 years. Their involvement in the port business dates from 1834 when John Fleurriet Delaforce came to Oporto to set up a new firm called Martinez Gassiot on behalf of its partners.