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LBV Port Wine

Sandeman Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2014

A LBV Port

Port Wine
Sandeman LBV 2013
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High quality wines from the 2014 harvest were carefully selected and blended to create this Sandeman Late Bottled Vintage Porto 2014. Aged for around 4 years, this wine was bottled without filtration treatment, in keeping with single harvest wines of this type.

Tasting Notes

An almost opaque ruby colour. The aroma of this wine has great complexity and intensity, with prominent notes of spices, like black pepper and ginger, along with hints of balsamic, such as cedar and tobacco box, splashes of black fruit and a dash of cocoa resulting from its excellent maturation. On the palate, it has firm tannins, a lively acidity, further notes of black fruit and spices, such as black pepper, that invite a long and harmonious finish.

Technical Details

DESIGNATION OF ORIGINDOC Porto
REGIONDouro
ALCOHOL20%
TOTAL SUGARS100 g/L
TOTAL ACIDITY4,9 g/L(Tartic Acid)
pH3,5

Nutritional Information

PER SERVING SIZE 100 mL. PER SERVING SIZE 60 mL.
  • Alcohol 15,9 g
    Alcohol 9,5 g
  • Calories 658kJ/157kcal
    Calories 395kJ/94kcal
  • Sugars 10,0 g
    Sugars 6,0 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 2013

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AWARDS & RATINGS

Sandeman Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2014
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Awards & Ratings
  • Gold
    Mundus Vini Mundus Vini 2019
  • Silver
    Decanter World Wine Awards Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
  • Silver
    Concours Mondial Bruxelles Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019
  • Silver
    International Wine Challenge International Wine Challenge 2019
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