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Porto Tawny 20 Years Old

Sandeman
Porto Tawny 20 Years Old: a Tawny Port

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Description

Specially selected Portos are chosen for ageing in wooden casks, which concentrates their fruit and flavour. The colour matures from deep ruby through to amber, producing a rare and delicious Tawny Porto. Maturity and fruit are harmoniously balanced, creating the perfect conclusion to a meal and the inspiration for good conversation.

Tasting

A rich yet elegant combination of flavours - dried apricots, honey, nuts, spices, vanilla - creates an endlessly complex wine that unfolds smoothly and develops in the mouth.

Vinification

Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old is produced by the traditional Porto Wine method. The hand-picked grapes undergo stalk-removal and crushing before fermentation, under controlled temperature, with skin maceration so as to extract the best components. The addition of wine alcohol at the ideal moment sets the balance between the wine´s body and bouquet. This moment is chosen by the winemaker following strict control of fermentation temperatures and densities, the later depending on the vine variety, maturation stage and the final sweetness required.

Maturation

The wines remain in the Douro until the following Spring, when they are taken to V.N.Gaia and enter Sandeman´s centuries-old lodges for ageing in oak wood casks, as required by Porto Wine traditional ageing system. Along the years, the outstanding wines selected for this Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old are carefully tasted and analysed, racked from lees and all corrections deemed necessary by the tasters are carried out. The final blend results from a strict selection of wines aged between 15 and 40 years, masterfully combined so as to maintain Sandeman Porto Tawny´s 20 Years Old unique identity, style and consistency.

Storage

The bottle should be kept upright, protected from light and humidity, at a constant temperature of 16ºC-18ºC.

Serve

Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old is ready for drinking and does not require decanting but benefits from aeration. Once open, it should be consumed within 2-3 months. Serve between 12ºC-16ºC.

Enjoy

Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old is delightful served slightly chilled as a stylish accompaniment to a rich appetiser such as foie-gras, a strong cheese quiche, salty vol-au-vents or a seafood gratin. Perfect with selected desserts such as a crème brûlée or a tarte tatin, dried fruits or simply a fresh peach. An elegant aperitif when served chilled.

Technical Details
Douro Region
Amber gold Colour
20% Alcohol
12º Min & 16º Max Temperature
5 g/L (tartaric acid) Acidity
115 g/L Sugar
3,55 pH
AVIN5879130443392 AVIN
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Gold Medal 2019 International Wine Challenge United Kingdom
Gold Medal 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
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Silver Medal 2018 Vinalies Internationales France
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Silver Medal Outstanding 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition United Kingdom
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Gold Medal 2013 Berlin Wine Trophy Germany
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Porto Wine Trophy 2012 International Wine and Spirits Competition United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
Gold Medal Outstanding 2012 International Wine and Spirits Competition United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2012 International Wine Challenge United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2012 Challenge International du Vin France
Gold Medal 2012 China Sommeliers Wine Challenge China
Silver Medal 2011 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2011 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Belgium
Gold Medal 2011 Vinalies Internationales France
Gold Medal 2011 International Wine Challenge United Kingdom
Gold Medal 2011 International Wine and Spirits Competition United Kingdom
Gold Medal 2010 Vinalies Internationales France
Gold Medal 2010 Challenge International du Vin France
Silver Medal 2010 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2010 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Belgium
Gold Medal 2010 International Wine and Spirits Competition United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2009 Vinalies Internationales France
Silver Medal 2009 Challenge International du Vin France
Silver Medal 2009 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Belgium
Silver Medal 2009 International Wine Challenge United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2009 International Wine and Spirits Competition United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2009 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
Gold Medal 2009 Mundusvini 2009 Germany
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Gold Medal 2009 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition Hong Kong
Gold Medal 2009 Mundusvini Germany
Gold Medal 2008 Berliner Wein Trophy Germany
Silver Medal 2008 Vinalies Internationales France
Silver Medal 2008 International Wine and Spirits Competition United Kingdom
Gold Medal 2008 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
Silver Medal 2007 Berliner Wein Trophy Germany
Gold Medal 2007 Vinalies Internationales France
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Silver Medal 2006 Mundusvini Germany
Gold Medal 2005 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Belgium
Silver Medal 2005 Decanter World Wine Awards United Kingdom
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Gold Medal 2003 International Wine Challenge United Kingdom
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