2000 Port Vintage Report


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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.

36 products found.

2000 Calem Vintage Port, 2000

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Vintage Port
In individual presentation box as illustrated
Special Offer | Was £69.95 | Now Only £49.95

The 2000 Cálem Vintage Port Wine reveals flavours of black plums, blackberries and cherries" that "vibrate on the palate, with intense notes of dark chocolate and spices. This Vintage Port suggests a "powerful control", the result of nobles and "structured tannins", extending the finish. This is a Vintage Port that follows the "traditional style of wines that need time,.




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Price: £49.95
Stock: 22 in Stock

Palmer Port, 2000

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Single Harvest Tawny Port
Special Offer | Was £34.95 | Now £24.95

A 50cl bottle of 2000 vintage Colheita Port Wine from Palmer Port. This is exclusive to Vintage Wine & Port.

This rare Port Wine has been stored in seasoned oak casks since the 2000 harvest until it was bottled this year. This is an outstanding example of an aged tawny.

Tasting Notes: The 2000 Port from Palmer has a light oak colour. Much elegance on the nose with orange peel, walnuts, figs and a touch of honey. On the palate, there is a lightness that is balanced by good acidity. This port wine delivers a beautiful flavour supported by a long, long finish. Outstanding.

STORAGE
The wine is ready to drink and does not require decanting.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 65 in Stock

Palmer Port

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20 Year Old Tawny Port
VWP exclusive | Was £34.95 | Now £24.95

The outstanding Palmer 20 year old Tawny Port - exclusive to VWP.

Tasting Notes: The Palmer 20 Year tawny has a pronounced aroma intensity that is very rich with nuts and baked cherry. There is further complexity of nutmeg and cream. On the palate the wine is very balanced between acidity and sweetness that gives a luxurious mouthfeel. Lovely richness of fruitcake, fig, baked plum, caramel and toffee. There are also notes of plum, cherry, cooked strawberry. This port has a lovely, rich long finish.

STORAGE
The wine is ready to drink and does not require decanting. The bottle should be kept upright protected from direct sunlight.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 78 in Stock

Sandeman Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port

A n outstanding Tawny Port Wine from Sandeman Port. A rich yet elegant combination of flavours - dried apricots, honey, nuts, spices, vanilla - creates an endlessly complex wine that unfolds smoothly and develops in the mouth.

Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old is produced by the traditional Porto Wine method. The hand-picked grapes undergo stalk-removal and crushing before fermentation, under controlled temperature, with skin maceration so as to extract the best components. The addition of wine alcohol at the ideal moment sets the balance between the wine´s body and bouquet. This moment is chosen by the winemaker following strict control of fermentation temperatures and densities,
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Price: £34.90
Stock: 6 in Stock

Sandeman Port, 2000

225th Anniversary Special Edition Vintage Port Collection
6 Individually boxed Ports from the 2000 Vintage.

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: £595.00
Stock: 4 in Stock

2000 Burmester Vintage Port, 2000

Vintage Port
Half Bottle 37.5cl

The 2000 Burmester Vintage Port has come from the Burmester Cellars in Porto where it was cellared until purchased by us.

The 2000 Burmester Vintage Port is beautifully ripe red and dark berry fruits and violets in the nose and the mouth. Pleasantly sweet and smooth. Good acidity and fine tannins at this early stage. Medium bodied and a lovely Port wine. Outstanding.


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Price: £32.95
Stock: 95 in Stock

Barros Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port
Includes individual presentation box

The 20 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'.
It has a flavour of raisins, prunes, cherries a little cinnamon. The mouth feel is quite light, approachable and drinkable. The finish is very long - this is an excellent wine.
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Price: £36.95
Stock: 10 in Stock

Burmester Port, 2000

20 Year Old Tawny Port
Includes Gift Tube

***Gold medal Decanter World Wine Awards,2015***
***90 Points- Outstanding, Aggregated critic score***

Tasting Note:
Burmester 20 Year Old Tawny Port has plenty of sweet fruits and ripe dark brown sugar and raisins. The aftertaste shows more of the wood ageing, giving sweet vanilla and nutty flavours.

Winemaking:
Burmester 20 Year Old Tawny Port is made from old vines, being submitted to a careful ageing process in small oak casks. Over its 250-year history, Casa Burmester has perfected the classic process of blending wines and this is a magnificent example of its expertise.


Food Pairing:
It can be appreciated as an aperitif or on any other occasion.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 15 in Stock

Croft Port, 2000

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Vintage Port
Special Offer | was £59.95 | Now £49.95

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: £49.95
Stock: 14 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: 13 in Stock

Fonseca Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port 75cl

Fonseca 20 Year Old Tawny is deep amber in colour with russet highlights. Its superb bouquet is a complex marriage of ripe, plummy, mature fruit, warm spicy overtones of cinnamon and butterscotch and subtle oak nuances.


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Price: £34.95
Stock: 8 in Stock

Gould Campbell Vintage Port, 2000

Vintage Port

A stunning offering, this is the finest port yet tasted from Gould Campbell. Its saturated purple color is accompanied by aromas of chocolate, blackberry liqueur, smoke, and white flowers. Packed and stacked, with moderate sweetness, high tannin, and a formidable, backstrapping intensity, this impeccably made, rich 2000 will drink well between 2010-2030. A sleeper! Score: 92/100
Robert Parker
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Price: £59.95
Stock: 18 in Stock

Graham's Port

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20 year old Tawny Port (Includes Graham's Gift Tube as illustrated)
Promotion offer | Was £36.95 | Now £29.97

***92 Points critics' Score, Aggregated***

Graham's 20 Years Old represents superlative quality. Its principal attributes are great complexity and harmony.
With an amber, golden tawny colour, denoting considerable age, Graham's 20 Years Old has an excellent bouquet, with a characteristic 'nutty' character (almonds) and delicious mature fruit with hints of orange peel, exquisitely mellowed by careful ageing. Rich, sweet and smooth on the palate, it is perfectly balanced, with a long and lingering finish. This is an excellent alternative to Vintage Port at less formal occasions and will keep for some weeks after opening.
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Price: £29.97
Stock: 71 in Stock

Graham's Port, 2000

20 Year Old Tawny Port 20cl small bottle

Graham's represents superlative quality. Its principal attributes are great complexity and harmony. With an amber, golden tawny colour, denoting considerable age, the 20 year old has an excellent bouquet, with a characteristic 'nutty' character (almonds) and delicious mature fruit with hints of orange peel, exquisitely mellowed by careful ageing. Rich, sweet and smooth on the palate, it is perfectly balanced, with a long and lingering finish. This is an excellent alternative to Vintage Port at less formal occasions and will keep for some weeks after opening.

Graham's 20 Years Old pairs extremely well with nuts, dried fruits and fruitcake, but is also delicious as an accompaniment to vanilla ice cream or creme brulee.
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Price: £11.99
Stock: 22 in Stock

Hutcheson Port, 2000

Vintage Port
50cl Bottle

2000 Hutcheson Vintage Port: Please note that this is an unusual 50cl Bottle (slightly smaller than the regular 75cl bottle).

Hutcheson Vintage Port, from the outstanding 2000 vintage, is still dark and inky in colour. On the nose there are lovely notes of violets, blueberries, morello cherry and other dark fruits. On the palate this is an attractive, elegant wine that is medium bodied loaded with fruit. The tannins have integrated well at this early stage in its evolution. A nice long finish. Drink now - 2030+ - Excellent 89/100 VWP Tasting. 01/20

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Price: £39.95
Stock: 49 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2000

Kopke 20 Year Old Tawny Port In Gift Box

Aged in wood casks until they are completely mature, Tawny ports are a golden colour with multi-dimensional layers of aromas and flavours. The domination of Vintage Ports in past years is now challenged by the advantages of the tawnies, especially vintage colheita tawnies for restaurants and retail consumers. Where vintage ports have immediate air shock upon opening the bottle wherein they were aged and have a shelf life of only a few hours to a week; tawny ports have had air working on them through the cask during all the years of ageing, giving them a open-life of a month or longer. Lighter and more delicate than vintage ports,
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 14 in Stock

Messias Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port

Simply the best value 20 year old tawny port on the market -
awarded an exceptional 95 points by Decanter

Reviews:
*** 95 Points Decanter Magazine ***
Very pale amber/tawny/orange colour. Fine and delicate aromas of hazelnuts and candied citrus. Quince marmalade character, delicate in style, with finesse and poise. Seemingly quite dry in style towards the finish (not as obviously rich as some here), and supremely refined. 18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
(Decanter.com)

*Bottled in 2014
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Price: £34.95
Stock: 53 in Stock

Offley Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port (Includes original Carton Box as illustrated)

Tasting notes:
With a well-defined tawny hue with orange-like hints, its aroma is intense and complex, with notes of vanilla, cinnamon, pepper, ginger, exotic wood, cedar, plum and hazel. On the palate, its fine structure and balance between sugars and tannins stand out. the finish is delicate and lingering.

Production method:
Hand-picked grapes undergo stalk-removal and crushing before fermentation, under controlled temperature, with skin maceration. The addition of wine alcohol at the ideal moment sets the balance between the wine's body and bouquet. Ageing in wooden casks in the cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, the final blend results from a selection of wines between 15 and 40 years.
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Price: £29.95
Stock: 3 in Stock

Offley Port, 2000

Colheita Port.

2000 Offley Colheita: Techincal details
Brick-red in colour with golden highlights, this port has a complex nose exhibiting spicy notes of black pepper and cinnamon. Mature tobacco aromas mingle with spicy oak, underpinned by a concentrated core of stewed black fruits and dried fruits. The palate is full-bodied with perfectly balanced acidity. Spice and roasted nut flavours complement the intense savoury-sweetness on the elegant finish. This impressive Colheita perfectly combines maturity and vibrancy.

Feature(s): Vegan, Vegetarian
Winemaker: Luis Sottomayor
Alcohol (ABV): 20 %
Acidity: 4.9 g/l
Residual sugar: 130 g/l

After crushing with partial destemming,
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Price: £38.95
Stock: 17 in Stock

Pocas Port, 2000

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: 24 in Stock

Pocas Port

20 Year Old Tawny port
Includes Pocas open Gift Box

Auburn to amber. Intense and delicate aroma, nuts and vanilla. Exquisite taste, harmonious, long and persistent. Absolutely scrumptious!

Pale to mid-deep amber/tawny. Open and gentle on the nose showing walnuts and brazil nuts. Savoury, quite rich in style but suave with a silky texture and a spicy edge. Long and complex with marmalade on the finish.-93 Points, Richard Mayson for Decanter Magazine.

Store and Serve Advice:
It should be served at room temperature 18ºC/64ºF or slightly chilled and stored upright.

Food Pairing:
Splendid with cheese, pastry, sweets, nuts, light puddings and cakes or on its own.
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Price: £39.46
Stock: 32 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

Quevedo

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: £39.95
Stock: 39 in Stock

Quevedo

20 Year Old Tawny port

*** 90 Points - Decanter ***

This 20 Year Old tawny port from Quevedo has a Brick red centre with a tawny rim. Fresh, youthful fruit-driven style, showing summer fruit. Quite, soft and delicate initially with superb persistence and breadth. Mellifluous length. Richard Mayson - Decanter



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Price: £29.95
Stock: 11 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: 10 in Stock