2014 Quinta do Portal Late Bottled Vintage Port
The Late Bottled Vintage is a type of port that has boomed in recent decades. This is a special port of a single, high-quality vintage, which, according to the regulations, is aged between three years and nine months to five years and nine months in wooden barrels. During this period, the wine can retain its fruit, but also mature enough to make it suitable for drinking immediately. It is a Port in the style of a Vintage Port, but suitable for immediate drinking. Portal prefers a young style, so he prefers to keep the aging time of this wine on the short side. In addition, it is not filtered during bottling. That is why it is even recommended to let it mature for some time, to allow it to develop even more complexity.
In the glass, the Portal Late Bottled Vintage Port is a deep dark purple with a full intense spicy scent in the nose with ripe black fruits such as blackberries and a hint of raisin, and some cocoa. The Late Bottled Vintage Port is highly recommended with mature cheeses, blue cheese, blackberry cherry pie and desserts with chocolate.
|Type of Wine||Portwine|
|Winery||Quinta do Portal|
|Drinking as of||2021|