CATEGORY: 10 Years Old
COLOUR: Red TONE: Red tawny
DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: DOP Porto
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Portugal
Sandeman Porto Tawny 10 Years Old is a vibrant premium aged wine, where the balance of ripe fruit
and oak aged intensity, highlight Sandeman´s quality.
The intense red tawny colour with shades of brick, typical of this style of aged yet youthful wine,
anticipates the elegant and complex aroma, combining ripe fruit, jam and nuts, with hints of vanilla
and raisins. In the mouth, Sandeman Porto Tawny 10 Years Old is a most flavoursome wine,
full-bodied and appealing, with a persistent finish.
WINEMAKER: Luís Sottomayor
VARIETIES: Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão
Sandeman Porto Tawny 10 Years Old is 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. This moment
is chosen by the winemaker following strict control of fermentation temperatures and densities,
the later depending on the vine variety, maturation stage and the final sweetness required.
After the harvest, the wines remain in the Douro until the following Spring, when they are taken to
V.N.Gaia and enter Sandeman´s centuries-old lodges for ageing in oak wood casks, as required by
Porto Wine traditional ageing system. Along the years, the wines selected for this Sandeman Porto
Tawny 10 Years Old are carefully tasted and analysed, racked from lees and all corrections
deemed necessary by the tasters are carried out. The final blend results from a selection of wines
between 9 and 12 years of age, composed to maintain the consistency and character of this
Sandeman Porto Tawny 10 Years Old.
The bottle should be kept upright, protected from light and humidity, at a constant temperature of
Sandeman Porto Tawny 10 Years Old is ready for drinking and does not require decanting but
benefits from aeration. Once open, it should be consumed within 4 months. Serve between
Sandeman Porto Tawny 10 Years Old is delicious served slightly chilled on its own and a
surprising accompaniment to a rich appetizer or a strong blue cheese. It is also a perfect match to
rich desserts from a tarte tatin, to custards, ice-cream, pudding with figs, nuts and raisins.
Alcohol: 20% | Total Acidity: 4,58 g/l (tartaric acid) | Sugar: 101 g/l | pH: 3,22
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