Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz. Region: Portugal> Douro> Quinta das Carvalhas. Notes: LBV (Late Bottle Vintage), old vines
Description: With a style derived from the Vintage, the Late Bottled Vintage are Portos of excellent quality produced in good years and originating also from a single crop. Bottled six years after the harvest, the LBV's contrary to Vintage benefit from considerable ageing in barrels. In spite of being full bodied, due to their stay in wood, LBV's are softer and smoother, thus facilitating their immediate consumption.
Food pairing: Dark Chocolate, Roquefort cheese, red fruits, etc.