Esporão Late Harvest Dessert Wine, Alentejo, Portugal, 2017

 

A delicious sweet dessert wine from Portugal.

The Herdade do Esporão estate was established in 1267 and the property has been owned by the Roquette family since 1973. Their first wine was bottled in 1985. The winery are keen to preserve tradition whilst seeking to combine this with innovation. Production is overseen by the well respected and highly experienced winemaker David Baverstock. His philosophy is to create authentic and exciting wines, taking full advantage of Portuguese heritage.

Tasting Notes:

Golden in colour , the nose shows tangerine and orange peel with floral tones and sweet fruit preserves. The wine displays a rich buttery texture with notes of citrus and almonds, a well balanced desert wine with a long and pleasing finish.

Serving Suggestion:

An ideal desert wine.

Grape Variety: Semillon

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Size: 37.5cl

ABV: 14%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans