2003 Port Vintage Report

A general declaration of vintage, the 2003 produced classic Vintage Port. This year's wines have great traditional tannic structure with attractive ripe fruit flavours.

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Palmer Port, 2003

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Colheita Port, Douro
Special Offer | Was £34.95 | Now £29.95

A 75cl bottle of 2003 vintage Palmer Colheita Port Wine. This is exclusive to Vintage Wine & Port.

The 2003 Palmer Colheita Port represents the art of extended barrel ageing. From the stable of Barao de Vilar which has long history and dedication to quality make their Colheita Ports a highly regarded choice among Port wine enthusiasts. The 2003 vintage offers a rich and complex tasting experience.

Tasting Notes: The 2003 Palmer Colheita Port exhibits a tawny, amber, or brownish hue. The ageing process has added complex notes of dried fruits, nuts, caramel, toffee, spices, and sometimes a hint of chocolate.
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Price: $39.19 USD
Stock: 12 in Stock

Quevedo, 2003

Colheita Port, Douro
****92 Points - Wine Advocate***
Includes Quevedo Gift Box

Despite the challenges of scorching, arid conditions, this captivating Colheita 2003 from our friends at Quevedo triumphs. Its exceptionally rich nose and youthful character on the palate deliver a refreshing, vibrant taste. It boasts rich aromas of ripe plum and luscious figs with a subtle hint of floral notes. Candied fruit flavours dominate the palate, with a touch of spiciness and a satisfying finish. Indulge in its unforgettable experience, promising to delight the senses with every sip.

Winemakers Notes

COLOUR
Medium saturation, brick-ruby color

AROMA
The nose of this wine is notably rich, with distinct aromas of ripe plum and luscious figs dominating the forefront.
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Price: $52.28 USD
Stock: 12 in Stock

Burmester, 2003

Vintage Port, Douro
Presented in Wooden Gift Box

This 2003 Burmester Vintage Port from the very good 2003 Port Vintage has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Burmester cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

The 2003 Burmester has a dark colour with some lightning on the edge. On the nose there are black cherries intertwined with dark fruits and berries. On the nose it has Morelloi cherry and dark fruits. Still some tannins as this wine has not quite reached maturity. Good notes and a long finish - one to hold for a few years. 90/100 TC 6/21


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Price: $91.54 USD
Stock: 31 in Stock

Burmester, 2003

Colheita Port, Douro
Presented in Gift Tube
***94 Points- Silver- Decanter 2022***

A 2003 vintage tawny port. We are delighted to offer a UK exclusive on Burmester Colheita Ports.

The 2003 Colheita has a Complex nose with dark berries, cress, coffee Full-bodied and great balance. Smooth palate that reflects the nose. This port also features a very good length.

The 2003 Burmester Colheita Port is a classic wine of exceptional quality and elegance. The Port is made from a single harvest (a "Vintage Tawny") and aged in small 550-litre oak barrels in their Vila Nova de Gaia Cellars. It is bottled at least seven years after the harvest.

Burmester has been iconic since 1750.
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Price: $56.20 USD
Stock: 55 in Stock

J W Hart, 2003

Colheita Port, Douro

This 2003 J W Hart Tawny Colheita is elegant and complex.

Wine makers notes. Deliciously pure and fresh fruit aromas. Persistent notes of fresh cherries and plums, followed by aromas of warm plum and grape jam. In the end, delicious notes of spices and leather. On the palate, the flavors are dominated by very ripe black fruit showing great concentration and remarkable richness, leading to a powerful finish fueled by flavors of spices, ripe cherries and chocolate The tannins are so well coated that 'we hardly feel them, but we can guess their imposing concentration.

Colheita Port Storage and Serving Advice:
Colheita Port should be stored in a cool and dry place,
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Price: $52.28 USD
Stock: 31 in Stock

Kopke, 2003

White Colheita Port, Douro In Kopke branded box
Silver Medal, Decanter 2022

A 2003 vintage Port Wine. The 2003 Kopke White port has a cool, light-amber color. This unique white colheita derives from the traditional white grapes of the Porto e Douro region. Starting with aromas of a Pear Clafouti and burnt sugar, this elegant port delivers luscious flavors of Japanese pear-apple, with accents of hazelnut, nutmeg and orange zest. The lingering grapefruit finish provides the perfect balance for the sweetness.

Food Pairing:
Shows finesse and sophistication when combined with caramel desserts, dried fruits and spices, like caramel fondant with apple and ginger jelly, tatin tart, burnt cream and Cheeses of minimum intensity.
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Price: $78.45 USD
Stock: 11 in Stock

Kopke, 2003

Vintage Port, Douro
In original Kopke Gift Box

The 2003 Kopke Vintage Port still has a very dark core with a little lightning on the edge. Familiar Kopke notes of dark cherries and red fruits,. On the palate quite mature for its age and setting down nicely for the next decade or so. Jammy fruit and red berries - medium mouthfeel and a fresh, long finish. Very good. TC VWP 91/100 6/21

A 2003 vintage port wine. 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.
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Price: $71.91 USD
Stock: 38 in Stock

Calem Port, 2003

Vintage Port, Douro
In Original Gift Box
***89 Points- Wine Enthusiast***

The Calem Vintage Port 2003 is a vibrant ruby red in colour with hints of brick. Conspicuous aromas of rich and sweet fruit on the nose with suggestions of plum and strawberry. Lovely balance between power and finesse with a silky texture and beautifully sustained flavours.
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Price: $90.29 USD
Stock: 21 in Stock

Messias, 2003

Colheita Port, Douro

A 2003 vintage Port Wine. The Messias colheita port from the good 2003 vintage has been aged in a barrel until bottling in 2017.

The extended barrel aging has given this wine a complex fusion of dried fruit and cedar notes. On the palate the wine is smooth and full bodies with plenty nuts and sweet fruit on the palate, fine balance. A tremendous finish which goes on forever. There's no question about the quality on display here.

Colheita Port Storage and Serving Advice:
Colheita Port should be stored in a cool and dry place, sheltered from light and temperature fluctuations, and the bottle should remain in an upright position.
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Price: $52.28 USD
Stock: 7 in Stock