Sandeman - Founders Reserve Ruby Port NV

£14.25Price
Region
Style
Principal Grape

This Port boasts a bright and intense ruby red colour alongside rich and juicy red fruit aromas. On the palate, flavours of dried fruit with hints of pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg to create a powerful yet elegant profile. The concentrated fruits, balanced body, fine tannins and long, rich finish are characteristic of this iconic wine and come together to create a firm, focused and flavourful Port with a mature character.  

  • 3 Point Summary

    Very fruity with a balanced body, fine tannins and a rich finish.

  • Did you know..?

    Sandeman's iconic ‘Don’ logo was created in 1928 by George Massiot Brown; the cape modelled on the attire of Porto's students, the hat a nod to the family’s heritage in Jerez. 

  • Awards

    GOLD - Mundus Vini 2016. SILVER - International Wine Challenge 2017. SILVER - Decanter World Wine Awards 2017. 

  • ABV

    20%

  • Food pairing

    Chocolate Caramel Soufflé

     

    Stilton and Gloucester Cheese

  • Size

    75 cl

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Vintage

    NV

  • Serve at Temp

    15-17 *C / 59-63 *F

  • Grape

    Tinta Amarela
    Tinta Roriz
    Tinta Barroca
    Tinto Cão
    Touriga Franca

  • Reviews

    "One of the most familiar of Reserve Port brands, this is a fruity, soft wine, which seems to have aging potential as well as present drinking pleasure. The flavors are open, generous, easy, with just a touch of tannin to give it structure. A definite success."

     

    Roger Voss - Critic

    Wine Enthusiast Magazine

  • Region

    DUORO is located in northern Portugal, taking its name from the Duoro River which flows to the Atlantic. The region is the home of Port but also produces superb still wines of great power. The viticultural zone covers the steep slopes along the banks of the lower reaches of the river and the wines, both still and fortified, can be made from more than 80 different grape varieties but the vineyards are dominated by five key varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cao and Tinta Roriz.

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