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.
Quinta do Portal is a family business, currently the fifth generation of the Mansilha family producing wines in the Pinhão River valley. The Quinta do Portal estate contains 104 hectares of vineyards with altitudes ranging from 190 to 600 meters and therefore has different sun exposure, which ensures that they can supply a diversity of quality grapes to create beautiful wines.
Quinta do Portal Port
Quinta do Portal is a renowned winery in the Douro Valley of Portugal, best known for its delicious Port wines. The family has been producing Port wine in the Pinhão Valley since 1881. Quinta do Portal's delicious Port wines are prized for their excellent taste and craftsmanship. An extremely natural and sustainable approach is used in the vineyards and cellars of Quinta do Portal. The wine cellar uses gravity instead of pumps for pressing and vinification. This dedication and care results in the creation of beautiful Port wines.
|Type of Wine||Portwine|
|Winery||Quinta do Portal|
|Drinking as of||2021|