Smith Woodhouse Vintage Port, 1982

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Late Bottled Vintage Port

Description and Reviews:
Late Bottled Vintage port is from a single year. The wine ages 4-6 years in old oak casks (opposed to Vintage that ages 2-3). LBV fills the gap between the rubies and the vintage ports since a Ruby Port should be drunk quite young and a great Vintage Port may need 15 to 20 years to really open up and show its splendour. This led to the idea in the 1960s to age the wine 4 to 6 years in large casks before bottling it, thereby producing a wine with the style of a Vintage Port with its deep colour and concentration of fruit but with a more mature character caused by the longer ageing in wood.
Stock Reference: above bin 57- regular size

Condition Report:

good level and label

Bottle size:

75cl

ABV:

20

Drink Type:

Late Bottled Vintage Port, Vintage Port

Stock:

1 In Stock

Price:

£54.95    inc UK VAT (where applicable) *

* excludes delivery (free standard UK delivery on orders over £100)