2003 Fonseca Vintage Port

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

VN 97 WE 97 WE 97 WS 96 WS 96 WA 95 W&S 95 NM 93
VN 97

Vinous, January 2006

Saturated deep ruby. Brooding, reticent nose of cassis and kirsch; there's nothing cooked about this one! Then massive, sweet and superrich in the mouth; explodes with exotic ripeness. Intriguing note of graphite. This...
WE 97

Wine Enthusiast, November 2005

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...
WE 97

Wine Enthusiast, November 2005

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...
WS 96

Wine Spectator, April 2006

Lots of grape and raisin on the nose. Full-bodied, chewy and lightly sweet. Serious concentration, with lots of grip on the finish. Just what to expect from a young Vintage Port. Best after 2012. 12,000 cases made. — JS
WS 96

Wine Spectator, July 2006

Lots of grape and raisin on the nose. Full-bodied chewy and lightly sweet. Serious concentration with lots of grip on the finish. Just what to expect from a young Vintage Port. Best after 2012. 12000 cases made.
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2022

The 2003 Vintage Port was aged for 21 months in wood and comes in at 92 grams of residual sugar. This is another oldie rereleased now. The Taylor's may be burlier and fresher, the Croft more nuanced and complex, but of...
W&S 95

Wine & Spirits, December 2005

This is a beauty right now. Violet in color, scent and texture, Fonseca uses all the plumpness of the vintage to best advantage. It glistens with freshness, with long, dark fruit flavors held in place almost invisibly by...
NM 93

Neal Martin's Wine Journal, July 2011

93+ The Fonseca 2003 has a typically high-toned bouquet of macerated dark cherries, fig, blueberry jam and a touch of warm gravel. It is quite impenetrable at the moment. The palate is smooth and voluptuous, very...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Port
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Vintage 2003
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 20.5%
Closure Cork