2016 Premium Port Collection Offer, 2016
Six Bottles of Outstanding Port from the excellent 2016 Vintage: Taylor, Fonseca, Noval, Dow, Warre, Sandeman
Description and Reviews:
A great selection of some of the finest 2016 ports available.
Contains (all 75 cl) :
1 x 2016 Taylor's Vintage Port
1 x 2016 Fonseca Vintage Port
1 x 2016 Quinta do Noval Vintage Port
1 x 2016 Warre Vintage Port
1 x 2016 Dows Vintage Port
1 x 2016 Sandeman Vintage Port
Taylor's Vintage Port (100 Points - Suckling)
Deep purple black with a narrow magenta rim. High notes of pure, intense woodland fruit with lively accents of green apple, fresh plum and raspberry. Around this core of bright, singing fruit is a heady aura of gumcistus and wine herbs. On a deeper register, exotic notes of cedarwood and jasmine provide an additional dimension of complexity. The wine has an attractive leanness and muscularity with sinewy, linear tannins that integrate seamlessly into the mid palate and then re-emerge to hold the wine in a confident grip. Energised by a racy acidity, the intense berry flavours continue to build into the long finish. Although the keynotes are refinement and poise, the wine displays the restrained vigour and stamina that are the hallmarks of the Taylor style.
2016 Fonseca Vintage Port - 98 Points (Suckling)
Dense purple black with a narrow purple rim. The nose opens with very fine pure black fruit, a fusion of black cherry, cassis and blackberry jam aromas, with notes of crushed mint, an ethereal fragrance of violets and undertones of ripe tropical fruit. The year has added an additional layer of purity and refinement to the subtle, complex Fonseca fruit character, as well as an attractive minerality. The palate is supported by a vibrant acidity and taut, wiry tannins that provide structure but also texture and volume. The fresh berry flavours carry into the long finish. A finely crafted and perfectly balanced Vintage Port.
Dow's Vintage Port (96 Points)
Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and dried flowers plus hints of slate follow through to a full body, very fine tannins and a driven and linear finish. Orange peel and dried fruit. Sleek and racy. Ready to try in 2024.
Quinta do Noval Vintage Port - 98 Points
This is a superb baby Noval that reminds me of the 1966. Chewy yet so polished. The light sweetness suggests an overall dialing back of the sugar content. Stemmy and lightly green. A truly classic Noval. Almost all from Pinhao. Buy. Better in 2025.
Sandeman Vintage Port 95 Points
Opaque with an almost black colour the wine has an intense, complex aroma. Ripe black fruit, cocoa and chocolate flavours continue on to the palate where some floral notes of rockrose are also apparent in a long, lingering finish. Firm tannins, full-bodied and with fresh acidity it has structure that will allow the wine to age comfortably for decades.
Warre's Vintage Port - 96 Points
ery complex with dried flowers and roses. Full-bodied, very layered and tightly wound. Chewy and powerful. Firm and off-dry. Needs five or six years to soften. Beauty. Try in 2024.
Excellent. No discount codes can be used in this purchase.
6 x 75cl
Vintage Port, Vintage Port
6 In Stock
£475.00 inc UK VAT (where applicable) *
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