Sandeman, Porto Late Bottled Vintage (LBV), Douro DOP, 2007, gift tube
The color of wine - a deep, ruby red, almost opaque.
Porto has a very intense and complex flavor with high tannins and fine acidity.
Full-bodied, rich aroma of wine is different tones of ripe fruit and spicy notes of ginger and cloves.
The wine goes well with desserts, chocolate, cakes, is an excellent digestif.
In 1790, George Sandeman, an ambitious young Scotsman from Perth, founded a wine business in London. He bought his first wine cellar and started trading in Porto and Sherry. In the early 1800s Sandeman wines were sent to Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and even in New Zealand. Sandeman brand was registered as a trademark in 1877 (the first registration of trade marks), making it one of the oldest in the world. The first agent was appointed in 1903, and by 1914 the brand advertised all over the world wide network of sales agents Sandeman wines.
In 1928, George Brown created the image of Don. Dressed in a long black cloak Spanish caballero and wide-brimmed hat, with a red wine in the glass, Don appeared on a bottle of port Sandeman. This powerful image has become an integral part of the label and advertising since the early 1930s. The fame of the family business Sandeman sold around the world and has become synonymous with high quality. Today, the seventh generation in the person of George Sandeman is the ancestral home of the wine business of fabricating all the same unsurpassed wine - mysterious and seductive.
In 1980 the company joined the international Sandeman Canadian group Seagram and started a new era, alongside other prestigious international brands. In June 2002, the company entered into Sandeman group Sogrape Vinhos. The portfolio includes the leading group Sogrape wine brands: Mateus, Offley and Ferreira, prestigious brands of the most important regions of Portugal ("Casa Ferreirinha", "Quinta Dos Carvalhais", "Herdade Do Peso"), multiregional brands "Kallabriga", "Peña de -Pato "," Grão Vasco "and finally," Finca Flichman "(Argentina) and" Framingham "(New Zealand).