Quinta do Infantado, LBV
Organic

Quinta do Infantado, LBV - 2015

Item # 51003 750mL
$26.99/ Single Bottle
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$323.88 $291.49/ Case of 12
Color
Red
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Region

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

The Ports from the Quinta do Infantado estate are singularly distinctive in their “meio-seco” (medium-dry) style. This Late Bottle Vintage wine comes from grapes in the Cima Corgo sub-region of the Douro Valley. The soils are pure schist with vines planted at 275 meters asl. LBVs are ruby ports that are vintage dated and are bottled after several years of aging in wood. They differ from vintage ports which are bottled after two years of cask aging as they are meant for much longer (bottle) aging before consumption. This LBV, by contrast, is ready to go now.


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Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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