Sandeman Porto 10 Year Old Tawny NV
Sandeman 10 Years Old Tawny is a vibrant premium aged wine, a balance of ripe fruit with oak aged intensity, which highlights Sandeman’s quality. Selected Porto wines are chosen for ageing in wooden vats and casks, concentrating all their fruit and flavour. The colour matures from deep ruby through to red amber, producing a delicious and vibrant Tawny Porto. Fruit and maturity are harmoniously balanced in a versatile wine, ideal to match a gourmet meal or entice a good moment.
Sogrape's wines are made with the consumer's permanent satisfaction in mind. Each wine therefore has its unique place and concentrates the company's oenology department's maximum care and effort, aiming at serving all types of public in the different market segments with strong and quality brands. Sogrape's brand portfolio reflects this diversity.
This is a beautiful 10 year Tawny with attractive, ruby red flecked highlights and a very intense nose of red stone fruit, berries, dried plums and lovely sweet spice. The oxidative winemaking and barrel ageing are expressed in a rich nutty quality enhanced with a mocha note. On palate a beautiful balance of sweet fruit and spice, high alcohol and excellent weight with mouth coating glycerol. The long lingering finish makes it a very complex, well made tawny port - very harmonious and well paired with aged Stilton.
Easy aroma with chocolate and cola notes, a bit nutty. Slightly syrupy body, moderately sweet, nice acidity and body comes from the alcohol.
Very rich. Hints of wood slightly masking the underlying tannins. Wonderfully aged.
This was a lot different than I was expecting, but in a good way! I am inexperienced with port, and this one had a nose that suggested it might be a harsh, hard alcohol sort of drink, but it was nothing of the sort. Rich, complex flavor, with plenty of oak, and a wonderful, nutty sort of finish. Not at all what I was expecting and a wonderfully pleasant surprise!
Aromas of caramel, maple syrup and interesting notes of cashew/almond brittle. Dark chocolate toffee. On the palate it's nutty, savory and has a nutmeg note to it. Creme bruleé shell, phyllo dough and honeyed nuttiness of baklava. Dried red berry. Tasty! 90 pts.
Pretty tasty. Nice well rounded mouthfeel and yummy overall. Could drink this all day.
smooth, oakey, opens nicely--soft and silky... well-paired with biscotti and chocolate....
Food Pairings for Sandeman Porto 10 Year Old Tawny
The vibrant red tawny colour of great intensity, is typical of this style of aged yet youthful wine. It anticipates the elegant and complex aroma, combining ripe fruit, jam and nuts, with hints of vanilla and raisins. In the mouth, Sandeman 10 Years Old Tawny is a most flavoursome wine, full-bodied and appealing, with a persistent finish.
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