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Sandeman Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2011

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Sandeman LBV 2011
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High quality wines of the 2011 vintage were carefully selected and blended to create the strong, full, fruity character of Sandeman Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2011. This wine was wood-aged for about 4 years and bottled unfiltered, maintaining the style of a single-vintage wine.

Tasting Notes

Very deep ruby colour. Intense, extremely complex aroma, with notes of plum and blackberry, tabacco and cedar and a touch of mint, pepper and ginger and attractive hints of cocoa from its wood-ageing. It is a delightfully full-bodied wine, with evident but agreeable tannins, good, bright acidity, flavours of black fruits and chocolate, and a long, harmonious finish.

Technical Details

DESIGNATION OF ORIGINDOC Porto
REGIONDouro
ALCOHOL20,5%
TOTAL SUGARS106 g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY5,2 g/l (Tartic Acid)
pH3,41

Nutritional Information

PER SERVING SIZE 100 mL. PER SERVING SIZE 60 mL.
  • Alcohol 16,3 g
    Alcohol 9,8 g
  • Calories 696kJ/166kcal
    Calories 418kJ/100kcal
  • Sugars 11,7 g
    Sugars 7,0 g
Others
  • SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS No
    SUITABLE FOR VEGAN No
  • Gluten-Free
    Allergens Contains sulfites
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Winemaking

Produced using "traditional" Porto Wine technology. Further to the start of alcoholic fermentation, after soft-crushing and partial destemming, intense maceration took place via treading in granite lagares and pumping in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures, in order to extract the inherent qualities of the grape skins. The wine's balance and harmony, as well as its body and structure, results from the selection of suitable grapes and the ideal moment to end the fermentation.

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Maturation

After the harvest, the wine remained in the Douro. It was transferred to Vila Nova de Gaia the following spring, where it matured in the traditional manner in oak casks. During this period, it was subject to periodic racking, and various tests and analysis to monitor its evolution. The final blend was made after a rigorous selection process, using wines befitting the quality and style of L.B.V Sandeman. This wine was not subject to routine finishing procedures, and a natural deposit may therefore form in the bottle.

Storage

Although this wine can be consumed immediately, it will reach its peak - in terms of quality - further to aging in the bottle. It is envisaged that it will continue to evolve positively for 10-15 years after bottling. In order to aid this process, allied to traditional finishing procedures, this wine was bottled in black glass to provide protection against the negative effects of light, and corked with a cylindrical stopper identical to that used for Vintage Porto. Store horizontally in fresh conditions.

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Serve

Up until its second year, this wine requires no special treatment. After this time, it is recommended that the bottle be stored vertically a day before opening, and decanted prior to consumption. Serve at between 16°C-18°C.

Enjoy

This wine pairs wonderfully with cheeses, rich chocolate desserts, fresh fruit and red fruit tarts.

Sandeman LBV 2011

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AWARDS & RATINGS

Sandeman Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2011
10 Accolades

Awards & Ratings
  • Gold
    Concours Mondial Bruxelles Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016
  • Silver
    Decanter World Wine Awards Decanter World Wine Awards 2016
  • Silver
    Iwsc International Wine and Spirit Competition 2016
  • 91 /100 Points
    Wine Enthusiast Wine Enthusiast 2015
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