2000 Port Vintage Report

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 show tremendous promise, with intense berry fruit aromas and full-bodied structure. They should remain at their peak between now and 2040 at the very least, if kept well.

19 products found.

Sandeman Port, 2000

225th Anniversary Special Edition Vintage Port - CASE OF 6x75cl

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.
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Price: £495.00
Stock: 4 in Stock

2000 Fonseca Port, 2000

Vintage Port

*** 95 Points Robert Parker ***
*** 95 Points Wine Journal ***

Fonseca vintage ports are noted for their luscious fruitiness which develops great opulence and complexity with age. These are released only when a year produces outstanding wines with long term ageing potential. These classic vintage ports are a blend of wines from three distinctive vineyards, Cruzeiro, Santo Antonio and Panascal. Each of these contribute characteristics such as concentrated black fruit flavours with a firm tannic “grip”, opulent luscious fruitiness and dense velvety texture with flavour complexity and vibrancy of colour followed by a fine scented character and fresh acidity.
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Price: £89.00
Stock: 26 in Stock

2000 Messias Port

Colheita Single Harvest Tawny Port

The Messias colheita port from the outstanding 2000 vintage has been aged in a barrel until recent bottling. The extensive barrel ageing has given this wine a tawny colour with an expressive nose of wild dried fruit aromas where blackberry stands out. On the palate, caramel nuances complement the dried fruit leading to a sweet vanilla touch. It finishes long with a persistent and fine aftertaste.

Pair this luscious sweet port with almond tarts or caramel and chocolate based desserts. Crème brûlée is a classic combination as is Stilton cheese. Hard cheeses such as cheddar pair well too.
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Price: £34.95
Stock: 21 in Stock

2000 Quevedo Port

Colheita Port
Sensational with almond tarts!

The 2000 Quevedo colheita port is an amazing value/quality port from an exceptional vintage. With a bright tawny colour and vivid terracotta highlights this brilliant single harvest tawny continues to charm on the nose with ripe cherries and dried raspberries combined with subtle notes of almonds and little hints of caramel. On the palate it is fresh, rich and powerful with a long chocolate finish. This is a Colheita that will age well in bottle.

Pair this luscious sweet port with almond tarts or caramel and chocolate based desserts. Crème brûlée is a classic combination as is Stilton cheese.
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Price: £46.95
Stock: 52 in Stock

Calem Port, 2000

Colheita Port

A single-vintage tawny port showing an elegantly oaky nose, creamy structure and unctuous-textured, nutty finish. Coats the mouth and is long lasting.
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Price: £38.95
Stock: 11 in Stock

Croft Port, 2000

Vintage Port

Reviews: An outstanding port rating 90 points. "A striking, individualistic nose of spring flowers, blackberries, blueberries, and lead pencil shavings emerges from this saturated purple-coloured 2000. Evolved yet expansive, sweet, and generous, it admirably conceals moderately high tannins under a wealth of fruit and glycerin. The aromatic profile and attack merit a score in the mid-nineties, but the finish is short, thus lowering the overall rating. Robert Parker Wine Advocate Rating 90 points (Outstanding) Drink now to 2025

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Price: £59.95
Stock: 33 in Stock

Delaforce Vintage Port, 2000

Vintage Port

Robert Parker - 90/100: Made in a sweet, open-knit, precocious style, Delaforce's 2000 reveals a dense ruby/purple color as well as sweet, accessible black cherry/blackberry fruit with hints of smoke, earth, and truffles. This lush, medium to full-bodied, juicy, succulent effort will last for 15+ years.
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Price: £59.95
Stock: 1 in Stock

Dow's Port, 2000

Vintage Port HALF BOTTLES

**94 Points** Robert Parker
"An opaque blue/purple colour (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



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Price: £39.95
Stock: 34 in Stock

Dow's Port, 2000

Vintage Port HALF BOTTLES

**94 Points** Robert Parker
"An opaque blue/purple colour (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



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Price: £39.95
Stock: 36 in Stock

Ferreira, 2000

Late Bottled Vintage Port - HALF BOTTLE 37.5cl (Includes a Ferreira Gift Box as illustrated)

***Special release from the Ferreira Cellars***


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Price: £29.95
Stock: 1 in Stock

Feuerheerd Port, 2000

Colheita Port

Feuerheerd's Colheita Port is a port from a single harvest aged in oak casks for a minimum of seven years and bottled by demand. After carefully selecting the grapes, the wine was matured in seasoned oak casks to produce a rich, mellow flavour and to show the fine balance and elegance of an old tawny.

Serve with fruit-cake or rich dessert.
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Price: £34.95
Stock: 5 in Stock

Feuerheerd Port, 2000

Feuerheerd's Porto Vintage 2000

Grape Varieties:
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca and Rufete

Port from a single exceptional harvest may be declared as a "Vintage". Bottled after spending between two to three years in wood, the wine continues to m ature in bottle until it is ready to drink In some cases, this may take two decades or more.

Tasting Notes
Feuerheerd's Vintage with a strong ruby-like colour with a violet shades, has a very fresh aromas, notes of mint and wild berries. On the palate, is full bodied with strong tannins, well rounded and elegant. Long-lasting finish.

Suggestions:
Perfect Port wine to accompany goat cheeses or typical Portuguese buttery cheese, ice-cream or simply as a digestif.
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Price: £54.95
Stock: 8 in Stock

Pocas Port, 2000

New

Colheita (Single Harvest) Port
Includes Pocas open Gift Box

Mahogany color, aroma a bit closed, with notes of marmalade, dried apricots and hazelnuts. Very well in the mouth, with class and is not being too oily, gives a good proof, elegant and good ending.-90 pts Wine Enthusiast-
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Price: £34.95
Stock: 12 in Stock

Quarles Harris Vintage Port, 2000

Vintage Port

An elegant, dense purple-coloured 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.

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Price: £59.95
Stock: 4 in Stock

Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Port, 2000

Vintage Port

Quinta do Vesuvio's saturated blue/purple colour 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



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Price: £64.95
Stock: 12 in Stock

Warre's Port, 2000

Bottle Matured Late Bottle Vintage In Gift Box

The 2000 LBV from Warre's is still made in the traditional way - bottled unfiltered then aged for a number of years before being released only when it is ready. As a result, it is vastly superior to most other LBV Ports, and a brilliant value substitute for full Vintage Port.

The 2000 is full-bodied, rich and sweet; deep, dark fruit flavours; long, elegant finish.
Because it is unfiltered, this LBV should be decanted to leave the sediment behind.

This prolonged bottle ageing is crucial to the development of the superb “nose” and flavour which lend this Port a style and complexity very much akin to that of Vintage Port.
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Price: £49.95
Stock: 3 in Stock

Warre's Vintage Port, 2000

Vintage Port

Warre's has been leading the Port trade since it was established as the first British Port House in 1670. A pioneer of a great tradition with over 300 years of history, Warre’s legacy is built on the superb quality of Warre's Vintage Ports and on an unwavering commitment to quality and successful innovation.
Warre's Vintage Ports are peerless in their expression of poise and elegance. This unsurpassed style is derived from the inherent characteristics of Warre's two principal vineyards; Quinta da Cavadinha and Quinta do Retiro Antigo. They complement each other very well. Cavadinha's location,
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Price: £68.95
Stock: 12 in Stock

Cockburn Port, 2000

Vintage Port (not available on NWD delivery)

95 Points - Robert Parker

The Wine Advocate - "Potentially one of the most compelling wines of the vintage, this inky black/purple-colored 2000 exhibits notes of scorched earth, melted asphalt, blackberry liqueur, and a pungent, penetrating intensity that reverberates in the mouth as well as the head. Full-bodied, massive, and concentrated, with a 45-second finish, this thrilling effort should drink well between 2010-2035."
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Price: £64.00
Stock: Out of Stock

Dow's Port, 2000

Vintage Port

**94 Points** Robert Parker
"An opaque blue/purple colour (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



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Price: £79.95
Stock: Out of Stock