Style: Classic Late Bottled Vintage Port
Grapes: 40+ year-old vines to include Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Pomar, Tinta da Barca, Mourisco, Tinta Amarela, Rufete and Malvazia Preta grape varietals.
Winemaking: Fermentation and foot-treading in traditional lagars; 12 hours of foot-treading over 4 day at a controlled temperature.
Mouthfeel: Good structure and concentration; generous, complex, intense; great balance between alcohol, sugar and body; firm texture and good weight in middle palate with long, precise finish.
Food pairings: Flourless chocolate cakes and cheeses.
Aging: Minimum 4 years in 500 liter/132 gallon neutral French oak.
Color: Dark ruby.
Aromas: Black fruit (blackberry), raspberry and mint, notes of wet shale.
Climate: Mediterranean: hot and dry summer.
Suggestions: Drink now or age until 2022-2025. Open 30 minutes before serving at 15°C/59°F.