Iconic Port House Releases the First Ready-To-Drink Canned Pink Port & Tonic
NEW YORK, December 2, 2021 – Founded in 1588, Croft is one of the oldest and most distinguished Port houses to be established in Portugal, and pioneered the world’s first-ever rosé Port. Today, the renowned house officially announces the U.S. release of the first ready-to-drink Pink Port & Tonic cocktail, presented in a stylish and convenient pre-mixed 250ml can. This first pre-mixed and ready-to-drink Croft Pink & Tonic canned cocktail is 100% recyclable and is available in the U.S. market now, after launching first in the United Kingdom and Portugal.
“Croft’s rich heritage and history spanning over four centuries has inspired us to maintain a pioneering spirit,” says Adrian Bridge, Managing Director of Taylor Fladgate. “By releasing the world’s first-ever rosé Port, and now first rosé Port cocktail, we continue to innovate and bring versatile, refined options to the market that have the future in mind while staying rooted in tradition.”
“Croft Pink is defined by an abundance of rich, berry plump fruit with a delicious exotic quality and spicy character,” says David Guimaraens, Technical Director and Head Winemaker of The Fladgate Partnership. “By combining Croft Pink with the perfect amount of proprietary tonic, the result is a delicious cocktail, bursting with character that will surprise and delight even people who are not familiar with this outstanding Port.”
TASTING NOTES (5.5% ABV; SRP $17.99 for a 4-pack)
Flavors of ripe strawberry, raspberry, cherry and citrus mixed with tonic water. Serve chilled or over ice.