2000 Vintage Port Vintage Report

2000 Port: The 2000 Vintage was the first to be declared in the 21st century and will be remembered for the immense concentration of its wines and for the small quantities produced. The wines are already showing tremendous promise, with intense berry fruit aromas and full-bodied structure, which at this early stage is an excellent sign.

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 Sandeman , 2000

Sandeman , 2000


225th Anniversary Special Edition Vintage Port - CASE OF 6x75cl
Description: To celebrate Sandeman’s 225th anniversary, here is a very special limited edition case of 2000 Vintage Sandeman Port. A mere 225 cases have been produced and each includes 6 unique labels telling the story of Sandemans. The bottles are presented in a crafted wooden box, once again unique to this release. A wonderful choice for any port lover.

The Word, The Spirit, The Journey, The Craft, The Pioneer, The Hat & Cape

Each specially designed label tells of a different story relating to each pillar of the House of Sandeman ethos. Together when combined in the beautifully crafted special edition wooden case help bring the history and heritage of this most prestigious House to life.
Price: £450.00 - 2 In Stock more details >>>

 Sandeman , 2000

Sandeman , 2000


Vintage Port (SINGLE BOTTLE 75cl)
Description: “This is a deep-coloured wine with faint brick hues, dominated by aromatic notes of mint cedar and tobacco box. It reveals the presence of spices such as pepper and cinnamon, ripe black fruits and slight chocolate hits, the result of an excellent maturation. On the palate it displays excellent structure, good quality tannins and a very well integrated acidity. The long finish of great complexity shows aromatic notes of cedar and mint, as well as ripe black fruits.”
Luís Sottomayor, winemaker, March 2014
Price: £57.95 - 3 In Stock more details >>>

Calem Port, 2000

Calem Port, 2000


Colheita Port
Description: A single-vintage tawny port showing an elegantly oaky nose, creamy structure and unctuous-textured, nutty finish. Coats the mouth and is long lasting.
Price: £38.95 - 12 In Stock more details >>>

Cockburn Port, 2000

Cockburn Port, 2000


Quinta Dos Canais
Description: Very deep and dark appearance. Blackish purple. Wonderful nose, fresh and fruity showing the larger percentage of Touriga Nacional. The palate is rich, with concentrated fruit flavours and tannins. This is how a single quinta vintage should be, with great potential for ageing but can also be appreciated without having to wait 20 years or more.
Price: £39.25 - 8 In Stock more details >>>

Dow's Port, 2000

Dow's Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: **94 Points** Robert Parker

Reviews
"An opaque blue/purple color (typical of this vintage's top offerings) is followed by a strikingly provocative aromatic display (flowers, licorice, blackberries, and cassis). This firmly-structured, classic, tightly-knit, restrained port exhibits brilliant purity as well as impressive intensity. While not the most dramatic or flamboyant, it is a beautiful, classically structured port that will age gracefully. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2030." Robert Parker



Price: £79.95 - 15 In Stock more details >>>

Ferreira, 2000

Ferreira, 2000


Late Bottled Vintage Port - HALF BOTTLE 37.5cl (Includes a Ferreira Gift Box as illustrated)
Description: ***Special release from the Ferreira Cellars***

***17/20 Points Julia Harding MW***

Complex meaty sweetness on the nose with an ingredient of coffee and spice. Savoury and tangy on the long, slightly savoury finish, like a highly roasted biscuit. Delicious. Tasted & rated by Julia Harding MW.
Price: £29.95 - 18 In Stock more details >>>

Fonseca Port, 2000

Fonseca Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: *** 95 Points Robert Parker ***
*** 95 Points Wine Journal ***

"Dense ruby/purple-colored, with an exotic, exuberant perfume of black fruits, flowers, incense, and licorice, this unctuously-textured, full-bodied port is one of the most concentrated of the vintage. Sweet, expansive, and succulent, this large-scaled, but remarkably well-balanced effort is surprisingly forward and accessible (by Fonseca's standards). Anticipated maturity: 2006-2025." Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 2002.

"The millennial Fonseca is still a young pup. It has a rich blackberry, cassis and liquorice-scented nose with a touch of saddle-leather, fruitcake and earth.
Price: £89.00 - 3 In Stock more details >>>

Fonseca Port, 2000

Fonseca Port, 2000


Vintage Port (MAGNUM)
Description: Please note that this is a rare Magnum (1.5L) format.

An outstanding port scoring 98 Points (Wine Spectator).

Reviews: "Velvety intensity; remarkably sweet as always, floral scents, glorious flavour, richness masking tannin. Great wine."
Michael Broadbent , Vintage Wine., 2002

“Smells like fresh orchids, with loads of ripe, clean fruit. Full-bodied, medium-sweet. Very powerful and racy; lasts for minutes on the palate. Yet there’s balance and class to this young Vintage Port. Greatest Graham ever, young or old. Best after 2014”.
James Suckling , Wine Spectator, 2003.

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Price: £199.00 - 2 In Stock more details >>>

Graham Port, 2000

Graham Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: *** 95/100 Points - Wine Advocate ***

Aromas of violets just fly out the glass! Endless layers of very ripe blackberry fruit coat the palate. Great depth of structure with sweet liquorice flavour. combining with rich tannins, give this wine an outstanding complexity.

"Dark chocolate. More masculine in style here. Smooth, great appeal. Seamless. Spice-laden, grippy structure. This is superb. Approachable and seductive, and a bit of a crowd-pleaser at present. Should be brilliant with time, and another contender for wine of the vintage. 19+/20" The Wine Doctor.

"Violets, roses, spices, and candied dark fruits emanate from the glass of the murky black/purple colored 2003 Graham Vintage Port.
Price: £69.95 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

 Kopke Port, 2000

Kopke Port, 2000


Colheita Port (Includes Kopke presentation box)
Description: Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Christiano Kopke and his son, Nicolau Kopke (who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House of Kopke is the eldest Porto wine export firm. Through many generations, the Company was run by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.
Reviews:
Intense brown colour with brick hints. Rich and concentrated bouquet, full of dried fruits well combined with a refined touch of spices. In the mouth it is smooth and velvety and reveals an harmonious structure and a large engagement.
Price: £39.50 - 9 In Stock more details >>>

Martinez Vintage Port, 2000

Martinez Vintage Port, 2000


Vintage Port Quinta da Eira Velha
Description: The 2000 Martinez vintage port is remarkable for the sheer depth of colour and richness that is evident in the wine. The wine has an aromatic quality together with balance and harmony. The port matches ripe, fleshy fruit with structure and concentration. Drink now 2030+
Price: £49.95 - 11 In Stock more details >>>

Messias Port, 2000

Messias Port, 2000


Colheita Single Harvest Tawny Port SPECIAL OFFER WAS £34.95 NOW £26.95
Description: The Messias colheita port from the outstanding 2000 vintage has been aged in a barrel until bottling this year.

The extended barrel aging has given this wine a complex fusion of dried fruit and cedar notes. On the palate the wine is smooth and full bodies with plenty nuts and sweet fruit on the palate, fine balance. A tremendous finish which goes on forever. There's no question about the quality on display here.

ABV 20%
75 cl
Price: £26.95 - 21 In Stock more details >>>

Niepoort Port, 2000

Niepoort Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: The Wine Enthusiast - A prodigious effort from a small house thats becoming one of the Douros best. The fruit is massive; huge and inky and filled with blackberries and chocolate. Yet for all its size, it finishes with finesse-filled layers of flavor that fold in mint and black pepper notes. Score: 97. November 15, 2003.

The Wine Spectator - A harmonious, powerful young thing. Super aromas of flowers and berries, with hints of wet earth and tobacco. Full-bodied and racy, with loads of silky tannins and a long, long finish. Medium sweet. It builds on your palate and then, wham. Serious stuff.
Price: £69.95 - 6 In Stock more details >>>

Niepoort Port, 2000

Niepoort Port, 2000


Colheita Port
Description: This special Colheita bottling comes from Niepoort, one of the most respected names in port. Founded in 1842 by Dutchman Franciscus Marius van der Niepoort, the firm is run today by his fifth-generation descendant, the dynamic Eduard Dirk Niepoort.

Colheita ports are a type of tawny port, meaning that the wines are generally aged in wood long enough that their flavors become nutty and delicate and the wine takes on a lighter, tawny hue.

Colheitas are from a single harvest year, in this case, from 2000. After fourteen years of slow aging, Niepoort’s 2000 Colheita displays all of the gorgeous aromatics and mellow flavors that make port such a seductive wine.
Price: £39.50 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

Quarles Harris Vintage Port, 2000

Quarles Harris Vintage Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: Established in 1680, Quarles Harris became a subsidiary of Warre in 18th century. Since then, Quarles Harris has continued making good Ports under the Symington's ownership. Peter Symington, has a simple saying to remember about Quarles Harris: "Unless they are good we don't bottle them, having ensured that tradition and expertise is passed from generation to generation thus maintaining the excellent reputation of Quarles Harris.

An elegant, dense purple-colored offering, this 2000 offers up sweet aromas of melted licorice intermixed with blackberries, black raspberries, and cassis. Soft, precocious, and pure, this medium-bodied, suave, graceful port should be approachable in 4-5 years and last until 2020.
Price: £59.95 - 4 In Stock more details >>>

Quevedo Port , 2000

Quevedo Port , 2000


Colheita Port
SPECIAL OFFER | NOW £29.95 | WAS £36.95

Description: *** 93 Points Mark Squires - Wine Advocate ***

Oscar and Claudia Quevedo have produced a gem of a port in this 2000 Colhieta. This is outstanding in taste and value with notes of cherry and raspberry combined with subtle tones of almonds and chocolate. An amazing long finish.

Reviews:
"The 2000 Colheita Port is a tawny bottled in 2013 with 103 grams per liter of residual sugar. It is a blend of Touriga Nacional (15%), Touriga Franca (35%), Tinta Roriz (20%), Tinto Cão (8%), Tinta Barroca (10%) and the famous "others" (12%), aged for five years in a balseiro of 14,000 liters and then six years in well used casks of 650 liters.
Price: £29.95 - 58 In Stock more details >>>

Quevedo Port , 2000

Quevedo Port , 2000


Colheita Port
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
SPECIAL OFFER | NOW £160 | WAS £185

Description: *** 93 Points Mark Squires - Wine Advocate ***

Oscar and Claudia Quevedo have produced a gem of a port in this 2000 Colhieta. This is outstanding in taste and value with notes of cherry and raspberry combined with subtle tones of almonds and chocolate. An amazing long finish.

Reviews:
"The 2000 Colheita Port is a tawny bottled in 2013 with 103 grams per liter of residual sugar. It is a blend of Touriga Nacional (15%), Touriga Franca (35%), Tinta Roriz (20%), Tinto Cão (8%), Tinta Barroca (10%) and the famous "others" (12%), aged for five years in a balseiro of 14,000 liters and then six years in well used casks of 650 liters.
Price: £160.00 - 10 In Stock more details >>>

Quinta de Roriz Vintage Port, 2000

Quinta de Roriz Vintage Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: *** 93/100 Wine Anorak ***

A sizeable 150 ha property that has been owned by the Van Zeller family since 1815. This is an opaque colour, and is bold, rich and spicy, with lovely vivid fruit. There’s quite a bit of tannic structure and a fair bit of sweetness. A really lovely, well balanced wine. Very good/excellent 93/100 - Wineanorak.com
Price: £48.95 - 4 In Stock more details >>>

Quinta do Castelinho, 2000

Quinta do Castelinho, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: Since the beggining of the 18th century Quinta do Castelinho are known as a property of great importance in the Douro region due to its priviledged location near Cachao da Valeira in Sao Joao da Pesqueira. For some decades the property has been owned by the Saraiva family. In 1986, after the laws that changed the port wine market, the family opened a company specially to sell their own wine.
Price: £46.95 - 5 In Stock more details >>>

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Quinta do Noval, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: Quinta do Noval Vintage Port is only declared when various factors combine to make an exceptional year. Intensely powerful and concentrated, these wines are adapted to age in bottle, developing overs years and releasing a complex variety of flavours.

The 2000 Noval is a vintage Port with great depth and opacity with a licorice edge to the fruit profile. Tannins still very much in evidence, this was one of the best Port wines of the vintage .
Price: £56.95 - 6 In Stock more details >>>

Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Port, 2000

Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: Quinta do Vesuvio's saturated blue/purple color is more dense than many of its peers. Impressive in the mouth, with full body, sweet creme de cassis and blackberry liqueur intermixed with smoke, earth, and spice, this sensual effort possesses elegance allied to power and authority. Complex, fat, rich, and intense, it is an exceptionally stylish, graceful effort to enjoy between 2006-2020+. 91+ Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate


Lovely nose of plums, chocolate and berries, with hints of spices. Full-bodied, with super firm tannins and a tight tannic structure. Long and refined. It builds on your palate.
Price: £64.95 - 3 In Stock more details >>>

Ramos Pinto, 2000

Ramos Pinto, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: An exceptional dark color with blue tones. It presents a complex ensemble of aromas that combines red fruit compote, ripe plum and small-berried fruits with notes of dark chocolate and pepper. Elegant and well-structured on the palate, extremely full-bodied and full of fruit flavors, a good concentration and firm tannins that will give it great aging potential. A seductive, warm finish that is long-lasting and velvety.

91 Points Wine Enthusiast
“Herbal scents accent the nose of this Port, which otherwise shows pleasant plum and cocoa aromas. More plum on the palate, joined by black cherries and spice.
Price: £59.95 - 2 In Stock more details >>>

Royal Oporto, 2000

Royal Oporto, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: Royal Oporto Vintage 2000 Port is from a classic vintage of profound wines at the highest level, 'the best set a new standard'. Located in the upper Douro, where the best vintage Porto is grown. Bordering the Douro River and possessing ideal afternoon sun exposure, the slopes of this Quinta have been replanted with the most highly recommended Douro varieties. Royal Oporto Vintage 2000 Port confirms its premium status with this remarkably pure and concentrated port. Powerful yet elegant tannins that will integrate beautifully with sweet layers of liquorice and black cherry fruit, hints of minerality and ripe tannis that promises good ageing potential, defines this excellent vintage port.
Price: £49.95 - 2 In Stock more details >>>

Taylor's Port, 2000

Taylor's Port, 2000


Vintage Port
Description: 98 Points (Parker)
98 Points (Wine Journal)

Tasting note: Rich magenta colour. Powerful, intense, black fruit and cherry aromas with lovely fragrant aromatic notes. On the mouth, this wine is in perfect harmony with beautifully balanced fruit and tannins. Rich, elegant, luscious black fruit flavours. Enormous concentration with again this attractive scented quality coming through. Long rich finish. Very stylish.

Reviews: "Among the most saturated blue/purple/black-colored examples of the vintage, Taylor's 2000 tastes like a young vintage of Chateau Latour on steroids. Aromas of graphite, blackberry liqueur, creme de cassis and smoke jump from the glass.
Price: £79.00 - 5 In Stock more details >>>

Taylor's Port, 2000

Taylor's Port, 2000


Vintage Port (Magnum)
Description: Please note this is a rare Magnum format

98 Points (Parker)
98 Points (Wine Journal)

Tasting note: Rich magenta colour. Powerful, intense, black fruit and cherry aromas with lovely fragrant aromatic notes. On the mouth, this wine is in perfect harmony with beautifully balanced fruit and tannins. Rich, elegant, luscious black fruit flavours. Enormous concentration with again this attractive scented quality coming through. Long rich finish. Very stylish.

Reviews: "Among the most saturated blue/purple/black-colored examples of the vintage, Taylor's 2000 tastes like a young vintage of Chateau Latour on steroids.
Price: £185.00 - 8 In Stock more details >>>

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