Sandeman Vintage Port

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The famous image of "The Don" makes this the most well known brand of port in the world. The image was commissioned in 1928 by George Massiot Brown.

The company was founded in 1790 by George Sandeman, and today, his descendent another George Sandeman manages the brand. After a spell in the doldrums under Seagram the company has blossomed under the ownership of Sogrape. Under the stewardship of the head winemaker Luis Sotamayor the company has focused on quality and has produced some very good Vintage ports from 1997 onwards. The 2011 Vintage Port is outstanding. The recently released Quinta do Siexo (Single Quinta) bridges the gap in the range between the very good LBV's and the Vintage Port in years that are not declared.

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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2016

Vintage Port - 6x75cl Bottles DUTY PAID PRICE £375 - Includes UK Duty, VAT and UK Delivery

DELIVERY EARLY 2019

***18.5/20 Points-Richard Hemming MW, JancisRobinson.com***
Plum, violet and chocolate with a hint of musky grape aromas too. Pashmina smoothness. Utter pleasure to taste – the fruit is just so pristine, yet there is spice and earthiness and even a bit of savoury umami flavour too – mushroom and soy, perhaps. Superb. Drink 2025-2060+

***93 Points-Mark Squires, The Wine Advocate***
The 2016 Vintage Porto is a mostly an equal blend of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca, with various others comprising the last 20% of the juice. It comes in with 95 grams of residual sugar.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2015

Quinta Do Seixho Vintage Port in presentation box.

*** 94 Points - Wine Enthusiast ***

Sandeman Quinta do Seixo 2015 Vintage Porto is an exceptional wine produced from carefully selected grapes exclusively from Quinta do Seixo, a winery situated in the Cima Corgo sub-region, in Douro Region.

An almost opaque deep red colour. A very intense aroma with balsamic notes of resin, cedar, tobacco box and shrubby touches. Additional spicy notes of black pepper, clove and ginger integrate with undertones of cocoa and chocolate, courtesy of a good maturation. In the mouth, this wine has excellent volume and firm, powerful tannins. Its well-integrated acidity balances notes of resin and spices and invites a long finish of great persistence.
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Price: £44.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2013

Late Bottled Vintage Port

The 2013 Sandeman LBV is a full and fruity late bottled vintage. On the nose, the wine is intense and complex with aromas of balsamic, rose, basil, red and black fruits, as well as spicy notes of black pepper. On the palate, this wine has a lively acidity and robust tannins, complemented by an incredibly balanced finish.

Sandeman LBV was produced by the traditional Port method, with a long, intense maceration during alcoholic fermentation with the aim of extracting tannin, colour and flavour from the skins. This was done both by foot-treading in traditional granite lagars (shallow vats), and by pumping over.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2013

Quinta do Seixo Vintage Port IMPERIAL Format 1x600cl

“Sandeman Quinta do Seixo 2013 is a true reflection of the vineyard’s best grapes of two years ago” says Luís Sottomayor, head winemaker. “Although 2013 was a cold and rainy year in the Douro, the truth is that these grapes showed great maturation, and more importantly, the wine has shown a wonderful evolution”.

The new Single Quinta Vintage Porto is the second only in the company’s history from its home vineyard Quinta do Seixo, in the Cima Corgo.

Nearly 30% of the Touriga Nacional component of the blend comes from 100 year old vines, with the remaining Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão and Tinta Francisca coming from vines with an average age of 50 years.
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Price: £450.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2013

Quinta do Seixo Vintage Port DOUBLE MAGNUM Format 1x300cl

“Sandeman Quinta do Seixo 2013 is a true reflection of the vineyard’s best grapes of two years ago” says Luís Sottomayor, head winemaker. “Although 2013 was a cold and rainy year in the Douro, the truth is that these grapes showed great maturation, and more importantly, the wine has shown a wonderful evolution”.

The new Single Quinta Vintage Porto is the second only in the company’s history from its home vineyard Quinta do Seixo, in the Cima Corgo.

Nearly 30% of the Touriga Nacional component of the blend comes from 100 year old vines, with the remaining Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão and Tinta Francisca coming from vines with an average age of 50 years.
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Price: £220.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2013

Quinta do Seixo Vintage Port SINGLE Bottle 75cl

“Sandeman Quinta do Seixo 2013 is a true reflection of the vineyard’s best grapes of two years ago” says Luís Sottomayor, head winemaker. “Although 2013 was a cold and rainy year in the Douro, the truth is that these grapes showed great maturation, and more importantly, the wine has shown a wonderful evolution”.

The new Single Quinta Vintage Porto is the second only in the company’s history from its home vineyard Quinta do Seixo, in the Cima Corgo.

Nearly 30% of the Touriga Nacional component of the blend comes from 100 year old vines, with the remaining Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão and Tinta Francisca coming from vines with an average age of 50 years.
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Price: £34.95
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2011

Vintage Port

"From c. 30 year old block planted vines at Quinta do Vau and Quinta do Seixo (Cima Corgo) this blend comprises 40% Touriga Franca (according to Sottomayer, “the strongest, most structured variety”), 40% Touriga Nacional (“elegance and harmony”), 10% Tinta Roriz, 5% Tinta Cão (“for good acidity”) and 5% Sousão (“to increase colour”). It is a marvellously mineral Port with deep, dark reserves of inky fruit well supported by a charge of sootily fine, schistous tannins. A tightly focused laser beam of blackcurrant and glossier cassis fruit is laced with notes of liquorice and cedar and, as it opens up in the glass, tremendous lift of eucalypt and violets.
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Price: £59.95
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 2011

Late Bottled Vintage Port (CASE of 6x75cl Bottles)

Full and fruity late bottled vintage with a complex and intense bouquet. Aromas of mint are supported by spicy notes of truffle, pepper and hints of wood. The palate has layers of spice and fruit with firm tannins.

Sandeman Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2011 was produced by the traditional port method. Aftercrushing with partial destemming, there followed a long, intense maceration during the alcoholicfermentation with the aim of extracting as much as possible of the desirable constituents presentin the skins. This was done both by foot-treading in traditional granite lagars (shallow vats) and bypumping over in stainless steel tanks with the temperature controlled to about 28ºC.
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Price: £97.95
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Sandeman Vintage Port

10 Year Old tawny Port

The multi-awarded Sandeman 10 Year Old Tawny reveals a brick-red colour at the centre with a distinct amber-tawny rim. Gentle and fresh aromas with a soft, sweet, suave fruit palate and a touch of nutty complexity on the finish. Perfect balance.

International Wine Challenge 2015 – Silver award

Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 – Commended award

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2015 – Silver award

Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 – Silver award

International Wine Challenge 2014 – Silver award

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2014 – Silver Outstanding


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Price: £22.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1999

Vau Vintage- MAGNUM FORMAT 150cl

Tasting notes:
Deep red, opaque and inky with intense, fresh red fruit aromas. In the mouth it has rich plummy flavours with hints of strawberry supported by firm tannins giving a firm backbone and which will allow it to age superbly over several years. It is a superb match for desserts and mince pies.

Production method
Fermentation in stainless steel vats and in presses under controlled temperature, arrested through the addition of grape alcohol. Matured for 2 years in large used oak vats, bottled in 2nd year after harvest and aged in bottle since. Both dates appear on label.

Producer notes
The iconic Sandeman Don, created in 1928, is one of the first trademark images ever created.
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Price: £59.95
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1999

Vau Vintage - Comes in a dark mocha leather effect gift box.

Tasting notes:
Deep red, opaque and inky with intense, fresh red fruit aromas. In the mouth it has rich plummy flavours with hints of strawberry supported by firm tannins giving a firm backbone and which will allow it to age superbly over several years. It is a superb match for desserts and mince pies.

Production method
Fermentation in stainless steel vats and in presses under controlled temperature, arrested through the addition of grape alcohol. Matured for 2 years in large used oak vats, bottled in 2nd year after harvest and aged in bottle since. Both dates appear on label.

Producer notes
The iconic Sandeman Don, created in 1928, is one of the first trademark images ever created.
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Price: £32.00
Stock: 20 in Stock

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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1977

New

Vintage Port

Dark fruit notes of blackberries and black cherries combine with a thick silky texture and ripe tannins to make this a port to savour as it matures.

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Price: £129.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1966

Vintage Port

A superb port from a classic vintage. The medium garnet colour has held up quite well with some bricking on the rim, but otherwise this wine is still showing youth and it has the backbone for a long life ahead. Complex layers of cocoa and spice with excellent balance and the velvety mouth- feel that gains extra credit. Drink now to 2020
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Price: £159.95
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1966

Vintage Port (ID on capsule)

A superb port from a classic vintage. The medium garnet colour has held up quite well with some bricking on the rim, but otherwise this wine is still showing youth and it has the backbone for a long life ahead. Complex layers of cocoa and spice with excellent balance and the velvety mouth- feel that gains extra credit.
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Price: £149.95
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1966

Vintage Port (Wine Society Label)

A superb port from a classic vintage. The medium garnet colour has held up quite well with some bricking on the rim, but otherwise this wine is still showing youth and it has the backbone for a long life ahead. Complex layers of cocoa and spice with excellent balance and the velvety mouth- feel that gains extra credit.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1963

Vintage Port

** 96/100 - Wine Spectator **

One of the great vintages of the century, and one of the best wines ever released by Sandeman. Classic aromas of figs and prunes, powerful, rich and sweet, with tremendous length.

Reviews:
"This may be one of the most underrated '63s made. Its deep red color gives little indication of the wine's age, and there is an abundance of youthful, rich fruit on the nose and palate. Full tannins and an assertive finish back up everything." 96/100 James Suckling, The Wine Spectator


The 1963 Sandeman has less of a deep-ruby/purple colour, but it does offer a spice-box, fruitcake sort of aroma, mildly sweet, medium- to full-bodied flavours, and a ripe, tasty finish.
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Price: £179.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage Port (Unlabeled-Vintage and shipper on embossed capsule)

The 1960 Sandeman is a deep purple black colour, with sweet black fruits on the nose. This is mirrored on the palate, which has rich, chocolate-edged fruit. Still plenty of tannin but with so much sweet substance and nicely balanced alcohol it is still drinking well.
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Price: £139.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage Port (MAGNUM)

A RARE MAGNUM FORMAT

The 1960 Sandeman is a deep purple black colour, with sweet black fruits on the nose. This is mirrored on the palate, which has rich, chocolate-edged fruit. Still plenty of tannin but with so much sweet substance and nicely balanced alcohol it is still drinking well.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1955

Vintage port

Sandeman’s own bottling (in Oporto) seems lighter and more mature in colour, perhaps softer than a more recently tasted English bottling: medium deep colour; soft, sweet bouquet with some depth; very good flavour, firm, well balanced.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1955

MAGNUM Vintage port

a very rare magnum of Sandeman 1955 Vintage Port

Sandeman’s own bottling (in Oporto) seems lighter and more mature in colour, perhaps softer than a more recently tasted English bottling: medium deep colour; soft, sweet bouquet with some depth; very good flavour, firm, well balanced.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1950

Vintage Port

Color: Dark tawny with some red left.
Nose: Sweet Christmas spices. Rich, round sugar. Turpentine.
Palate: Some tannins, edgy. On the dry side for Port (which is typical to me for Sandeman). Decent fruit.
Finish: Medium length. Finish seems younger than the Port's age.
*Glenn E. For The Love Of Port.com*
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Price: £425.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1950

Vintage Port

Color: Dark tawny with some red left.
Nose: Sweet Christmas spices. Rich, round sugar. Turpentine.
Palate: Some tannins, edgy. On the dry side for Port (which is typical to me for Sandeman). Decent fruit.
Finish: Medium length. Finish seems younger than the Port's age.
*Glenn E. For The Love Of Port.com*
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Price: £425.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1945

Vintage Port (level high shoulder, chipped branded capsule)

The 1945 Sandeman vintage. The 45 has a a tawny-ruby colour; raisined red fruit - looks longer than its age. On the palate there is some sweetness, surprisingly good acidity, refreshing, fruit that is now figs. Certainly mature - great finish. Tasted at The Don London Sandeman V20 tasting (VWP note)
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Price: £895.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1944

Vintage Port (Base of neck)

A very pale ochre core, with a nose of nuts and marzipan. This was hot, with toasted nuts, a whiff of mandarins and not too much else. Fragile.
Tasted on the 23rd April 2014 at the Sandeman V20 tasting.
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Price: £795.00
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1940

Vintage Port

A very pale ochre core, with a nose of nuts and marzipan. This was hot, with toasted nuts, a whiff of mandarins and not too much else. Fragile.
Tasted on the 23rd April 2014 at the Sandeman V20 tasting.
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Price: £1295.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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