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Ferreira Port

Ferreira Port Late Bottled Vintage 2015

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This high quality wine has an almost opaque violet color with intense and complex aromas. Fresh shrubby notes, spicy hints of black pepper and ginger, black fruits and a touch of cocoa are courtesy of good maturation. This wine has excellent volume, rm tannins of great quality, well-integrated acidity with a long and complex finish.

Bottle Size: 750ml

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Notes of Scent & Flavor

  • Color

    A deep, almost opaque, violet color.
  • Aroma

    Intense and complex aromas with fresh shrubby notes, spice hints of black pepper and ginger. It's maturation results in notes of black fruits and a touch of cocoa.
  • Taste

    Powerful on the palate, with prominent tannins of great quality, as wells as further notes of black fruit, pine needles and resin.
  • Finish

    This wine has excellent body, well-integrated acidity and a long and complex finish.
  • Pairing

    This wine pairs wonderfully with cheeses and rich chocolatey desserts, fresh fruit and wild berry tarts. Over time, a natural deposit will form in the bottle. After its second year in the bottle, it is recommended that this wine be stored vertically the day before opening, and decanted prior to consumption. Serve at cellar temperature (57°F)

“Ferreira Late Bottled Vintage Porto (or LBV) is a superior quality Port that combines the unique characteristics of its vintage with a versatility that allows it to be appreciated immediately or aged in the bottle. LBV Porto Wines are single vintage wines bottled 4-6 years after the harvest.”


Origins

Since 1751, the Ferreira name has always been synonymous with high-quality Portuguese wine. The house’s history is intertwined with the history of the evolution of the Douro Region (demarcated in 1756) and its Porto and table wines (Douro DOC).

The story of Ferreira is inextricably associated with one extraordinary woman. Daughter of one of the company’s founders, Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira was born in the country town of Régua, gateway to the winelands of the Douro Valley, in 1811. Though small in stature and reserved by nature, Dona Antónia was charismatic, visionary and entrepreneurial. She created new expanses of terraced vineyards and improved the hard lives of local farming families. Such was the local people’s affection for her that they gave her the diminutive nickname ‘A Ferreirinha’ – ‘the little Ferreira lady’. When ‘The Ferreirinha’ died in 1896, she left behind a portfolio of great Douro estates and an immensely successful business.

Today, more than 250 years after its foundation, Ferreira is the only great Porto Wine house to have always remained in Portuguese family hands. Ferreira is “the Portuguese brand”, the benchmark in excellent, quality Porto and Douro wines, the symbol of a country and a culture it proudly honors.