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Tawny Port Wine

Sandeman Porto Tawny 50 Year Old

A Tawny Port Wine

Port Wine

This wine was produced under the watchful eye of a team led by Luis Sottomayor, who is renowned for his ageing and blending of Port wines. The pinnacle, in terms of excellence, of Sandeman's range of Aged Tawnies, this blended wine consists of wines with an average age of 50-year-old. It forms part of a range of remarkable consistency that has won international acclaim.

Tasting Notes

LAST TASTED

A golden colour with greenish tints. An aroma of good aromatic intensity and excellent complexity with balsamic notes of cedar and tobacco box, hints of wax and ginger, and spices such as pepper. It has further notes of caramelised fruit and jammy apricots. On the palate, it has good volume and a vibrant acidity with prominent notes of spices and crystallised fruit that invite an extraordinarily long and elegant finish.

Technical Details

DESIGNATION OF ORIGINDOC Porto
REGIONDouro
ALCOHOL20%
TOTAL SUGARS125 g/L
TOTAL ACIDITY5,5 g/L(Tartic Acid)
pH3,2

Nutritional Information

PER SERVING SIZE 100 mL. PER SERVING SIZE 60 mL.
  • Alcohol 15,9 g
    Alcohol 9,5 g
  • Calories 696kJ/166kcal
    Calories 418kJ/100kcal
  • Sugars 12,5 g
    Sugars 7,5 g
Others
  • SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS No
    SUITABLE FOR VEGAN Yes
  • Gluten-Free
    Allergens Contains sulfites
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Winemaking

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.

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Maturation

This wine is aged in traditional oak casks of approximately 640 litres in the Sandeman cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia. In these ideal conditions, in terms of temperature and humidity, the Port wines naturally evolve their distinctive bouquet over decades. The final blend is made from wines that demonstrate exceptional ageing potential.

Storage

Ready for immediate consumption, this wine will not benefit from prolonged ageing in the bottle, although this will likewise not affect its quality. Store the bottle vertically in a cool place away from light.

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Serve

Decanting is not necessary. Serve at between 12ºC-14ºC.

Enjoy

This wine is very complex and can be appreciated on its own or paired with desserts that have dried fruit or a caramel base.

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