Van Zellers & Co LBV (Late Bottled Vintage) Port

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Portugal

Port

Duoro Valley

Fortified

Cristiano Van Zeller

998 In Stock

Powerful, concentrated flavors with a creamy texture. Ripe tannins are supported by hints of caramel, ripe fruit, fragrant black fruit, vanilla. The saturated aftertaste light wood nuances delicately framed by a pleasant sweetness of fruit and chocolate tones.

Traditional Portuguese varieties: Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Baroque Tinta Francesca, Tinta Amarela, Rufete.

Late-Bottled Vintage Port (LBV) spends between four and six years in cask prior to bottling. Thus, the wines obtain some of the mellowed tones of a Tawny Port, while retaining the youthful fruit and directness of a Ruby Port. LBV Port is always the product of a single vintage.

In the 18th Century, Van Zellers & Co held a fleet of more than 27 ships. It was responsible for the first trade journey to Eastern Europe. Our commercial relationships with Russia reached its peak during this time and were relevant to the point that Czarina Catherine the Great appointed Pedro van Zeller, our 6th grand-father, as the Consul for Russia in Portugal.


 

ZERO EMISSION electric vehicle Nationwide Delivery by our courier partners is just €9.99

Your delivery will arrive usually arrive within two working days but please allow extra time during the pandemic. Particularly at busy seasonal times like Christmas.  

Two day delivery applied to weekdays as our couriers do not operate at the weekends. For example, orders placed on Friday will be delivered Tuesday. 

Please call us on 057 8656178 if you have any questions.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE ARE OUT OF STOCK?

Occasionally, we might receive more orders than expected before we can update our stocks. If this happens, we will contact you with a recommendation for a replacement of the same or higher value, at no extra cost to you. Many a "new" favorite has been discovered this way :)

WINE QUALITY PROMISE

We want you to be satisfied, so we will replace the bottle. Simple as that. To give us the best chance to get it right, please just call us on 057 8656178 so we can get the best possible solution for you.


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