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1977 Fonseca - Vintage Port Port Blend - Portugal - Douro - Red

Portugal - Douro

Red Port Blend
Producer Notes

Fonseca's wines have been created by family winemakers throughout the years, using traditional stone lagares to produce their top quality vintage port. Today's winemaking team is looking to employ new technologies such as piston paddle vats, known as "port-toes," to improve the quality of its non-vintage port wines. David Guimaraens, sixth generation Guimaraens, is the current winemaker... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2010-2020

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Source Jancis Robinson
Author RDV
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.406%
Tasted On 08/09/2014

As good as port gets. Well-balanced and not overly-alcoholic, nice sweetness from the fruit on the finish and a great match for an after dinner cigar.

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Author NC
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.266%
Tasted On 12/18/2011
Drink Dates 2011-2020

Intense bouquet with a lush, seductive character. An incredible vintage port that still has years to develop. Best Fonseca since the 1970 and 1963.

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Author Behruz Nassre
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96%
Tasted On 10/25/2010
Drink Dates 2010-2020

still my favirot vintage port. if you have never tried this port, do yourself a favor and get a bottle.

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Author Ricknat1
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.332%
Tasted On 03/20/2010
Drink Dates 2010+

At Talulahs table. The best port I have had in a long while. Rich, full and demanding to be savored

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Author Andrew H
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.429%
Tasted On 07/25/2009
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A Great Port, drinking well now but will age forever. Evcellent, Grand Vin.

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Author Bozo
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 66.667%
Tasted On 12/30/2005

Outstanding, drinking beautifully.

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