2010 Port Vintage Report

After three very dry years, the winter of 2009-2010 saw an extraordinary change, with heavy rains for six months in a row. The viticultural year progressed well until July and August, when there was not one drop of rain. Temperatures in excess of 35ºC throughout most of August slowed the maturation cycle, as the vines cannot photosynthesise and mature the grapes properly in conditions of continued extreme heat. As a result the harvest began 5 days later than usual, but was conducted under mostly perfect conditions with a few welcome light showers in early September and only one overnight rainfall in early October.

25 products found.

Palmer Port

10 Year Old Tawny Port
Special Offer | Was £21.95 | Now £16.95 Best Value 10 Year Old Tawny

Announcing the arrival of the outstanding Palmer 10 year old Tawny Port - exclusive to VWP.

Tasting Notes: The Palmer 10 Year tawny has a clear, medium tawny garnet colour feathering to a pale orange hued yellow tipped rim. Dried orange peel, light brown sugar, dusty slate, and baking yeast aromas. Maraschino cherry, bitter orange, anise, soft baking spice, and crushed earthy rock flavors. Medium body, bright acidity, and a softly sweet burnt sugar and cherry liquor finish.

STORAGE
The wine is ready to drink and does not require decanting. The bottle should be kept upright and protected from direct sunlight.
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Price: £16.95
Stock: 80 in Stock

Sandeman Port

10 Year Old tawny Port (Price includes a dark mocha silk lined box as illustrated)

A Vintage 2009 Tawny Port Wine from Sandeman Port.

***91 Points- Wine Spectator***

The multi-awarded Sandeman 10 Year Old Tawny reveals a brick-red colour at the centre with a distinct amber-tawny rim. Gentle and fresh aromas with a soft, sweet, suave fruit palate and a touch of nutty complexity on the finish. Perfect balance.



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Price: £29.95
Stock: 2 in Stock

Barros Port, 2010

10 Year Old Tawny Port

***95 Points- Gold Medal- Decanter Wine Awards***
Markedly rich and rolling style, with soft fruit cake aromas, dried spices and peanut brittle. Crushed almonds coat the smooth red and black fruits on the palate, which finishes textural and warm.

The 10 year old Barros port is a true Portuguese tawny port with a fine, delicate nuttiness. The extended barrel maturation has produced a wine with complex flavours that show subtle 'fruitcake richness'. The wine is full, fruity and stylish. A full bodied and rich port with great structure. Ideal as an aperitif or with puddings and strong cheese.
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Price: £23.95
Stock: 14 in Stock

Burmester Port, 2010

Quinta de Arnozelo Vintage Port

A 2010 Vintage Port Wine from Burmester.

Tasting Notes
Red and black fruit in the aroma, with much youth, blackberry compote. Very attractive in the mouth, elegant and with a beautiful presence, it proves very lively and fresh with citrus notes to mark presence. Will mature over the next 10-15 years.

Food Pairing
The association of Vintage Port with a mature blue cheese such as Stilton is one of the great classic food and wine combinations. The soft buttery texture, mellow character and piquancy of the cheese are perfectly matched by the powerfully majestic flavours of the Vintage Port.
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Price: £49.95
Stock: 53 in Stock

Burmester Port

10 Year Old Tawny Port In Gift Tubes

***95 Points- Gold Medal- Decanter Wine Awards***
***Gold medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014***
***92 Points Jamie Goode***
A 2009 vintage Port Wine from Burmester Port.
Markedly rich and rolling style, with soft fruit cake aromas, dried spices and peanut brittle. Crushed almonds coat the smooth red and black fruits on the palate, which finishes textural and warm.

Nice rich colour. Good viscosity, quite sweet, medium bodied. Not much in terms of complexity, but a nice nose/palate of roasted nuts & raisin. Everything else in balance.

Winemaking:
This port is made from old vines, being submitted to a careful ageing process in small oak casks.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 49 in Stock

Cockburn Port, 2010

Quinta Dos Canais - Single Quinta Vintage Port in Cockburn's wooden box

Quinta dos Canais is one of the largest and most beautiful properties in the Douro Superior. The Quinta’s name derives from a remarkable system of stone water channels (canais in Portuguese) built in the 19th century to convey the water from the striking Sibio waterfall, which cascades down a massive stone rock face on the steep west hillside of the estate, down to the Quinta’s orange and olive groves. Canais produces some of the Douro’s finest wines and has formed the mainstay of Cockburn’s Vintage Ports for nearly a century.
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Price: £44.95
Stock: 5 in Stock

Dow's Port, 2010

Dow's 10 Year Old Tawny Port

Dow's 10 Year Old Tawny Port was relaunched in 2019, after an absence from the market for a number of years. This 10 year old has an amber golden colour, soft and rich on the palate with a fine and mellow fruit flavour blending in with the almond overtones of prolonged cask aging. A very fine Port to be savoured in a reasonable sized glass so that the aromas and colour can be appreciated. Serve slightly chilled in warm weather.
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Price: £19.95
Stock: 10 in Stock

Feuerheerd Port

10 Year Old Tawny - Including wooden gift box

A 2009 vintage Port Wine from Feuerheerd Port.

This wine earned 91 Points from Wine Enthusiast.

This 10 years old Port is made of Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão and other traditional grapes from the Douro region. Feuerheerd's 10 Year Old Tawny Port has matured in oak barrels for 10 years.

The wine has a very soft texture with intense complexity and aromas of nuts, raisins and figs. Flavours of toasted coconut and caramel on the finish

It is a delicious dessert wine and is the perfect finish to any meal or to accompany sweet desserts, mince pies, cakes, milk chocolates, walnuts, nuts, crème brûlée, Roquefort and as digestive with cigars.
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Price: £19.95
Stock: 3 in Stock

Feuerheerd Port, 2010

10 Year Old Tawny

A 2009 vintage Port Wine from Feuerheerd Port.

This wine earned 91 Points from Wine Enthusiast.

This 10 years old Port is made of Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão and other traditional grapes from the Douro region. Feuerheerd's 10 Year Old Tawny Port has matured in oak barrels for 10 years.

The wine has a very soft texture with intense complexity and aromas of nuts, raisins and figs. Flavours of toasted coconut and caramel on the finish

It is a delicious dessert wine and is the perfect finish to any meal or to accompany sweet desserts, mince pies, cakes, milk chocolates, walnuts, nuts, crème brûlée, Roquefort and as digestive with cigars.
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Price: £17.95
Stock: 2 in Stock

Fonseca 10 Year Old Tawny Port

10 Year Old Tawny Port 500ml

A 2009 vintage Tawny Port Wine from Fonseca. Fonseca Ten Year Old Tawny Port is russet in color with brilliant crimson highlights and a fragrant, ripe-fruit bouquet. Its smooth, silky texture and subtle oak nuances are balanced by a fresh acidity and tannic "grip" that culminate in a long, elegant, plummy finish.

Fonseca, part of the Taylor, Fladgate & yeatman stable, retain their enviable reputation for quality, specialist ports. The 10 year old, their junior tawny, is smooth, silky with a delightful russet edge; it's superb value for a well regarded producer.
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Price: £19.95
Stock: 7 in Stock

Fonseca 10 Year Old Tawny Port, 2010

10 Year Old Tawny Port In own wooden box

A 2009 vintage Tawny Port Wine from Fonseca. Fonseca Ten Year Old Tawny Port is russet in color with brilliant crimson highlights and a fragrant, ripe-fruit bouquet. Its smooth, silky texture and subtle oak nuances are balanced by a fresh acidity and tannic "grip" that culminate in a long, elegant, plummy finish.

Fonseca, part of the Taylor, Fladgate & yeatman stable, retain their enviable reputation for quality, specialist ports. The 10 year old, their junior tawny, is smooth, silky with a delightful russet edge; it's superb value for a well regarded producer.
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Price: £27.95
Stock: 6 in Stock

Graham's Port

10 year Old Tawny Port
Comes in Graham's Gift Tube

This is a beautifully deep, rich tawny style, with almond and hazelnut aromas combined with notes of honey and figs. It's packed with mellow, raisin fruit and fig flavours, with a long, luscious caramel-flavoured finish.

The Graham's 10 Year Old tawny reveals a deep golden-amber colour with complex aromas of orange peel, cinammon, prunes, raisins and figs. It is full bodied, with a generous flavour and a long, clean finish.

Graham's 10 Years Old is made from wines of the very highest quality which, following careful selection, are matured in seasoned oak casks of 534 litres until their peak of maturity is reached.
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Price: £19.95
Stock: 59 in Stock

Graham's Port

10 year Old Tawny Port - 20cl Small Bottle
In Original Graham's Tube as illustrated

Graham's 10 Years Old is made from wines of the very highest quality which, following careful selection, are matured in seasoned oak casks of 534 litres until their peak of maturity is reached. These are among the most demanding and challenging styles of Port to produce requiring great skill and years of experience from the winemaker and blender. It is essential to strike the correct balance between the delicacy and elegance which results from prolonged cask ageing while retaining the fruit quality which lends this old Tawny its structure and longevity.
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Price: £9.99
Stock: 7 in Stock

Graham's Port, 2010

10 year Old Tawny Port - 20cl Small Bottle

Graham's 10 Years Old is made from wines of the very highest quality which, following careful selection, are matured in seasoned oak casks of 534 litres until their peak of maturity is reached. These are among the most demanding and challenging styles of Port to produce requiring great skill and years of experience from the winemaker and blender. It is essential to strike the correct balance between the delicacy and elegance which results from prolonged cask ageing while retaining the fruit quality which lends this old Tawny its structure and longevity.
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Price: £8.95
Stock: 3 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2010

Quinta Santa Luiz Vintage Port

This 2010 Vintage Port Wine comes from Kopke Port; the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Vintage or “bottle-aged” ports must receive approval of the Port Wine Institute to declare a vintage of recognised quality. Then, the entire vintage must be bottled between the second and third year. Since it improves in the bottle, it maintains its red colour and red fruit flavors.
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Price: £48.95
Stock: 52 in Stock

Kopke Port

10 year old Tawny Port

Reviews
Attractive brown-tawny colour, with amber halo. Elegant and complex, presents spicy aromas, standing-out the dried fruits and the elegant notes of wood and honey. Smooth and round in the taste, shows its complexity upon the essence of intense dried fruits flavours. Excellent finish.

Bronze Medal at the 2015 International Wine Challenge

Nutty aromas are followed by a soft and sweet style of wine. It has just enough acidity and wood aging to keep it vibrant. Sweet fruits and molasses flavors give a smooth, attractive and fresh wine.
88 Points - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide December 2014

“ Fine nose of toasted almonds with butterscotch & honey.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 6 in Stock

Messias Port

10 year old Tawny Port- SINGLE BOTTLE 75cl (Includes Free Deluxe gift box with accessories)

The 10 year Messias Tawny has bags of spice, caramel, marmalade, nutty and fig flavours. Wonderfully viscous and warm on the palate, it delivers a fully textured and well-structured river of dried fruit flavours.

*Bottled in 2015
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 23 in Stock

Messias Port, 2010

10 Year Old White Port

A fairly rare style of port, the 10 years old white is characterised by skin contact and oxidative maturation. It is made in the same way as aged tawnies, with slow aging in pipes in the Messias lodges. The white grapes undergo a long period of skin maceration and are foot trodden. Following the addition of grape brandy, the White Port spends a year in large oak vats, followed by ageing in traditional oak pipes for a period of between 7 and 15 years.
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Price: £19.95
Stock: 33 in Stock

Offley Port

10 Year Old Tawny Port - (Presented in an Offley Box as illustrated)

The Offley is an excellent 10 year Tawny with orange rind, marmalade, caramel and mocha flavours. The sweetness is expertly balanced within an acidic frame. Length is excellent to outstanding.

Aromas of spice cake and caramel herald a sweet, palate-coating stream of baking spice-laced nectar interweaving with espresso roast, treacle and nutty nuances that persist through the delectable aftertaste.

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Price: £19.95
Stock: 19 in Stock

Pocas Port

10 Year Old Tawny port
Includes Pocas Gift Tube

A great offering from The House of Poças, this 2009 vintage Port Wine is a result from a combination of different wines, from various harvests throughout the years, matured in wood, equalling an average age of 10 years. Caramel and nutty aromas enriched by scents of warm roasted coffee. Rich and rounded on the palate with notes of date and fig. Fresh, seductive and well-made.

Tawny colour. Woody bouquet of dried fruits and raisins. Fruity and well matched with the wood. Full-bodied, irresistible and complex, with a long lasting finish of dried plums.-91 points Wine Enthusiast.

Store and Serve Advice:
It should be served at room temperature 18ºC/64ºF or slightly chilled and stored upright.
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Price: £19.96
Stock: 15 in Stock

Pocas Port, 2010

10 Year Old Tawny port
Special Decanter Edition Collectors Pack

A great offering from The House of Poças, this 2009 vintage Port Wine is a result from a combination of different wines, from various harvests throughout the years, matured in wood, equalling an average age of 10 years. Caramel and nutty aromas enriched by scents of warm roasted coffee. Rich and rounded on the palate with notes of date and fig. Fresh, seductive and well-made.

Tawny colour. Woody bouquet of dried fruits and raisins. Fruity and well matched with the wood. Full-bodied, irresistible and complex, with a long lasting finish of dried plums.-91 points Wine Enthusiast.

Store and Serve Advice:
It should be served at room temperature 18ºC/64ºF or slightly chilled and stored upright.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 24 in Stock

Quevedo, 2010

10 Year Old Tawny port

A 2009 Vintage Tawny Port Wine from Quevedo. The colour is light and brown with hints of orange due to the long ageing in oak cask. Flavour is balanced with notes of dried fruit, cinnamon and a walnuts. On the palate the nutty flavours predominate, along with a touch of coffee and chocolate.

"Color light brown with hints of orange. Aroma very balanced with flavors of dried fruit, cinnamon and a certain floral note. Well defined aromas of wood, resulting from ageing in very old oak. On the palate light coffee beans. Nice lingering finish." - Robert Parker Wine Advocate, 90 / 100 points.

Quevedo is part of a new generation of small family wineries based in the Douro.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 29 in Stock

Sandeman Vintage Port

10 Year Old tawny Port

The multi-awarded Sandeman 10 Year Old Tawny reveals a brick-red colour at the centre with a distinct amber-tawny rim. Gentle and fresh aromas with a soft, sweet, suave fruit palate and a touch of nutty complexity on the finish. Perfect balance.

International Wine Challenge 2015 – Silver award

Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 – Commended award

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2015 – Silver award

Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 – Silver award

International Wine Challenge 2014 – Silver award

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2014 – Silver Outstanding


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Price: £22.00
Stock: 14 in Stock

Taylor's 10 Year Old

Tawny Port (Presented in a Taylor's branded tube as illustrated)

The Taylor's 10 Year old tawny reveals aromas of ripe berry fruit with a delicate nuttiness and notes of chocolate. Smooth and silky on the palate and full of ripe figs, jammy and nutty flavours and a long finish.

Made from a blend of some of the best wines from several vintages, Tawny Port is aged in large wood casks for almost all their life and takes on a brick-red, tawny colour. Taylor's 10 year old Tawny is an average of 10 years old.
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Price: £26.95
Stock: 3 in Stock

Kopke Port

10 year old White Port (Half bottle 37.5cl, presented in Kopke wooden box).

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

This wonderful, medium-sweet style has just begun to make an impact on the UK palate. One taste and you’re hooked on its sweet citrus and lemon verbena finish balance by good acidity like an expensive sauternes. Oak-aged for 5 years, the wine is produced from a variety of white grapes, including Malvasia Fina.
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Price: £29.95
Stock: Out of Stock