2009 Fonseca Vintage Port [Future Arrival]

$100.00

9490

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Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 2009
Varietal Port Blend Red
Producer Fonseca
Region Port
Appellation Port
Color Red
Country Portugal
Future Arrival Yes
Featured No

Additional Information

Weight 3.5 lbs

Pro Reviews

Wine Advocate (WA)

WA94

The Fonseca 2009 has a very sweet, typically opulent bouquet of black plum, blackberry, chimney soot and a touch of pencil shavings that is very complex and alluring. The palate is full-bodied with powerful ripe blackberry, allspice, clove and balsamic notes, a roiling, powerful, assertive Fonseca with a sweet, dark chocolate-tinged finish that grips the mouth, but it needs two decades to mellow and demonstrate the finesse to balance the intensity. This is a wonderful 2009 Vintage Port, though I suspect that the 2011 will ultimately prove even better. Tasted May 2013. – Neal Martin – 28-06-2013

Vinous Media (VM)

VM90

Full, deep, saturated ruby. The aromas of plum, cherry and licorice show an almost roasted ripeness. Large-scaled, superripe and verging on exotic; the wine's huge tannins are buffered by very sweet, deep black cherry and dark berry fruit flavors. I find this port a bit blurry compared to the vintage's best examples. Tasted three times, with similar results.

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