2016 LATE BOTTLED
The 2016 Late Bottled has been made using different grape varieties to the normal (Shiraz base) fortified variety. These are equal amounts of Tempranillo, Mataro, Bastardo and Tannat. The tannins in this wine are prominent at the moment however as this wine is a vintage port style it ages well in the bottle. If unopened and cellared correctly this wine will last as long as you allow it to, easily 20 years plus.
Colour: Medium garnet hues.
Nose: Blackberries, currants and.
Palate: Forest fruits with a dry, soft and lingering finish.
Drink: Now - Up to 40 years at room temperature 15-18°C
Residual Sugar: 120+g per litre.
The Cheese Barrel Recommends: Gorgonzolla