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2000 Vintage Port, Fonseca

2000 Vintage Port, Fonseca

Ref: 000FONS
Red  |  Fortified  |  20% ABV

Fonseca's first ever vintage port release was the 1840, although the company itself was founded in 1815. Since then, the estate - from its three estates of Cruzeiro, Panascal and Santo António - has been responsible for some of the greatest ports made. 

Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
£456.00
duty paid price: £590.05
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Fonseca
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Portugal
RegionRegion: Douro
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Fortified
ABV% ABV: 20%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2019-2038
MaturityMaturity: Young and Lithe
SweetnessSweetness: 4
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

Very, very deep ruby purple Very spicy nose; really peppery. Crunchy damsons Firm and meaty. Really backward and powerfully structured and very, very finely balanced. Really rich and concentrated and spicy. Very intense and full of grip. Very, very long. Medium acidity. Full and very fine On day 2: composed and balanced. It just does its thing calmly and rather brilliantly. Loaded with really ripe, but grippy tannins. Bowes Wine original note

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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