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Name the Ruby Port Categories?
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Ruby
Reserve Ruby
Late Bottled Vintage LBV

2

Name the Tawny Port Categories?
4

Tawny
Reserve Tawny
Aged Indicated Tawny
Colheita

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Name the Vintage Port Categories?

Vintage
Single Quinta

4

What are the Characteristics of Ruby Port?
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Deep Colour / Ruby
Inexpensive / Young / Fruity.
Simple Wines.
Non vintage.
Aged in Bulk / Inert.
Less than 3 years before bottling.
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

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What are the Characteristics of Reserve Ruby Port?
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Higher Quality Wine.
Blended Vintages,
Cask Aged,
5 Years,
Full Body / Rich Fruit.
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

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What are the Characteristics of LBV Port?
(Modern)
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Cask Aged
4 / 6 Years before bottling.
Single Vintage,
More Rich / Full Complex Flavours
Tannic Grip.
Label / Vintage, date Bottled.
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

7

What are the Characteristics of LBV Port?
(Bottle Matured)

Less Common,
4 / 6 Years before bottling.
Aged 3 more in bottle before release.
NOT FINED OR FILTERED

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What are the Characteristics of Tawny Port?

Lighter / Less Extracted Wine
Cask aged / in bulk / hot Douro.
Pale Brown.
Fully Mature.
Commercially important
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

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What are the Characteristics of Reserve Tawny Port?

Cask aged / 7 years.
Blended Vintages.
Very Complex.
Soft / Smooth.
Russet / Tawny Colour.
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

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What are the Characteristics of Aged Indicated Tawny Port?

Finest Tawny.
Represents / Typical of that Age.
Age / Stated = Average.
Label / Year Bottled.
Exceptional / Complex / Concentrated.
Walnuts / Coffee / Caramel.
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

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What are the Characteristics of Colheita Port?

Single Vintage Dated Tawny
Rare.
Cask Aged / 8 years (Minimum)
Label = Says Cask Aged / Vintage / Date Bottled
Fine / Filtered / Ready to Drink

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What are the Characteristics of Vintage Port?

Blend / Finest Wines / Best Vineyards
Short Maturation / 18 months to 3 Years.
Intended / Aging in Bottle.
Longest Lived.
When Young = Full / Rich / Tannic
NOT FINED OR FILTERED

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What are the Characteristics of Single Quinta Port?

Made same as Vintage Port.
Quinta = Single Estate.
Flagship Wine.
Label states "Quinta"
NOT FINED OR FILTERED