1985 Fonseca Vintage Port

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  • Port
  • 750ML
  • WS 93
  • WA 90

Reviews for 1985 Fonseca Vintage Port

WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2008
Very dark and youthful ruby-purple. Very intense aromas of blackberry and black licorice. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with chewy tannins and a rich licorice blackberry undertone. Still tight. Drinkable now but it needs... Very dark and youthful ruby-purple. Very intense aromas of blackberry and black licorice. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with chewy tannins and a rich licorice blackberry undertone. Still tight. Drinkable now but it needs a few more years. '77/'85/'97 blind Port retrospective. Best after 2010. -JS
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 1989
...The 1985 looks to be one of the top successes of the vintage yet I believe both the superb 1983 and the otherworldly 1977 are far superior. Dense ruby/purple with the Oriental spice-box aroma the 1985 is an expansive... ...The 1985 looks to be one of the top successes of the vintage yet I believe both the superb 1983 and the otherworldly 1977 are far superior. Dense ruby/purple with the Oriental spice-box aroma the 1985 is an expansive sweet broadly flavored wine with outstanding depth concentration and balance. It finishes with a solid lashing of alcohol and tannin.