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2011 Fonseca Vintage Port
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$84.99
750ml Bottle
$484.44
Case of 6
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Item #38907
Size: 750ml
Type: Fortified Wine
Varietal: Port
Country: Portugal
Region: Douro

"A strident bouquet with lifted scents of freshly picked blackberries, kirsch, crushed stone and a dash of Hoi Sin and oyster sauce. It is very well-defined, very focused and direct. The palate is silky smooth with not a rough edge in sight, though not a typically voluptuous Fonseca because of the keen thread of acidity and the structure that lends this mighty Port wonderful backbone. A slight viscosity on the finish lacquers the tongue and indicates a core of sweet fruit is ticking away underneath that will surely explode several years after bottling. A tincture of salted licorice on the aftertaste is very attractive. This will turn out to become an outstanding Fonseca, the growing season taming its exuberance with spectacular results."

Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate - 97 to 99pts


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