Fonseca Port, 1977

Fonseca Port, 1977

Vintage Port

Description and Reviews:
Fonseca is one of the great port lodges, producing the most exotic and most complex port. If Fonseca lacks the sheer weight and power of a Taylor, Dow or Warre, or the opulent sweetness and intensity of a Graham, it excels in its magnificently complex, intense bouquet of plummy, cedary, spicy fruit and long, broad, expansive flavors. With its lush, seductive character, one might call it the Pomerol of Vintage ports. When it is young, it often loses out in blind tastings to the heavier, weightier, more tannic wines, but I always find myself upgrading my opinion of Fonseca after it has had 7-10 years of age. The 1977 has developed magnificently in the bottle, and while it clearly needs another decade to reach its summit, it is the best Fonseca since the 1970 and 1963.

Condition Report:

Labels bin soiled and

Bottle size:

75cl

ABV:

20

Drink Type:

Vintage Port, Vintage Port

Stock:

1 In Stock

Price:

£225.00    inc UK VAT (where applicable) *

* excludes delivery (free standard UK delivery on orders over £100)