Vintage Port Twin Pack

Vintage Port Twin Pack

50.00 65.00

Twin Pack of our Captain Portus Vintage Port. He's dark, lavish, with hints of tobacco and leather...oh, and he's a bit fruity!

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Variety : 100% Shiraz

Alc/Vol : 18%

Harvest Date : 5 May 2009.

Oak Maturation : New and seasoned French oak, 24 months.

Bottling Date : 19 Feb 2010.

Cellaring Potential : 10 plus years. 

Colour: vibrant scarlet - Deep ruby with hints of brick.

Nose: Fragrant notes of dried tobacco and leather lifted by juicy forest fruits.

Palate: Displaying dark, dense and lavish red fruits balanced by notes of red liquorice and spiced leather.

Style: Inspired by the great wines of Portugal, this juicy vintage port was matured in 500L hogshead barrels for 24 months before softening in bottle for a minimum of 4 years prior to release resulting in a deliciously balanced fortified. Perfect accompaniment to good times when you feel like causing a kerfuffle.

Captain Portus: The homo adelphien species of man evolved in the Margaret River subregion of Karridale. A land fondly referred to as ʻThe centre of the universeʼ. The Karridelphien man pictured, Captain Portus, has evolved to overcome the hardship of running out of wine by developing the ability to grow grapes from his fertile beard. After arriving in Augusta in 1830 aboard the brig ʻEmily Taylorʼ, Captain Portus settled with the Busselʼs on the Blackwood River at Alexandra Bridge to build the Adelphi homestead just two miles from where the cuttings from his beard still flourish. Neccesity has influenced the species to spend 50% of their time either fishing or surfing, leading to the evolution of seaside tools to also grow in their facial locks. The most important benefit being that this species will always have at least one hand free to carry their port bottle. Hereʼs to survival of the adaptable!