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LBV 2012 PORT
This single harvest Port was bottled in July 2015 and is now ready for drinking. However, should it be stored in good conditions and it will age in the bottle for many years. The dark ruby color shown in the first years will become lighter and changing to pomegranate color after few decades.
Colour: dark, bright ruby red with hints of purple
Flavour: vibrant youthful aromas on the nose, such as cherries and plums, with a peppery touch which adds extra complexity.
On the palate is intense with lots of dark fruit, spices balanced by well structured tannins, leading to a long and firm finish.
Totally destemmed grapes, followed by a slow fermentation with temperature control up to 27 ºC degrees. Soft filtration.
Touriga Nacional (30%), Touriga Franca (25%),
Tinta Roriz (15%) Tinto Cão (5%), Tinta Barroca (5%),
Braised plums; quince jelly with cheese; steak tartar of beef; mild goats cheese.
Winemaker: Cláudia Quevedo
Total acidity 4,27(g/l. tartaric acid)