The Vintage designation is the highest classification that can be attributed to a port. Vintage is considered to be Port wine obtained from the harvest of a single year, and is a denomination attributed only in years considered to be of exceptional quality. They undergo aging in the hull for a maximum period of two and a half years, and are then aged in the bottle. Its aging potential is enormous and therefore it is recommended to keep it for a period of no less than 3 to 4 years in the bottle. This wine should be taken only after meals and small amounts.