Port wine made from a single year (Colheita). Instead of an average
age indication like a tawny (10, 20, 30, 40 years...) the year of
harvest is always mentioned on the label.
Despite this, they
should not be confused with Vintage Port. Since the Colheita must wait a
minimum period of seven years in oak casks (the complexity, aromas and
refined flavors, such as a more aged Colheita, a rare "Golden White"
Colheita from the year 1952, bottled in 2009 (57 years in French oak
As they age, they acquire a distinct and pleasant bouquet of toast, wood, nuts and spices.