Fonseca Vintage Port Portugal 2003
96 pts - Robert ParkerSporting an opaque, black-colored robe with dark purple trim, the 2003 Fonseca Vintage Port exhibits a nose of profound depth. Its sweet black mass of dark fruit and spice aromas leads to a character of immense depth, richness, and weight. Full-bodied, viscous, and almost impenetrable, this dense, backward port is powerful and exceptionally long in the finish. Possibly the most masculine Fonseca Ive ever encountered, it coats the tasters palate with licorice, jammy black fruits, and notes of chocolate that last for over a minute. This blockbuster will require at least three decades to fully blossom. Anticipated maturity: 2035-2060.
External Reviews for Fonseca Vintage Port Portugal
Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines of 2005 (#3): Fonseca vintage Ports are always among the most attractive and long-lived. This 2003 conforms magnificently to that model. It is structured, rich, powerful and opulent. There are cassis and black fig flavors, as well as sweet tannins. It is delicious already, and will remain delicious throughout its long life. Imported by Kobrand.
Food Pairings for Fonseca Vintage Port Portugal
Best Wine Deals
Huck White Huckleberry WineWishlisted
Douglas Hill MerlotWishlisted
What have you bought lately?Replied
Chateau Saint Michel Rivesaltes (1949)Cellared
Peninsula Cellars Old School Red Michigan Red Blends (NV)Reviewed
Weinerts from the 1970s, magnums of Togni and Pontet Canet, Barossa reds etcReplied
Wine Swapping With Fellow Winemakers Via A ContestReplied
Jacobs Creek Sweet Red (2012)Rated
Quady Deviation Orange MuscatWishlisted
Weekday Wines - Post Pictures of your SelectionsReplied