Fonseca

Porto Vintage Port Blend

9.338 ratings
9.413 pro ratings
Porto, Douro, Portugal
Port Blend
Blue Cheese, Chocolate & Caramel, Vanilla & Caramel, Salami & Prosciutto, Fruit & Berries, Baking Spices, Pungent Cheese, Fruit Desserts, Soft Cheese, Chocolate & Coffee
Top Notes For
Andrew Steffensmeier

Fun bottle. PNP. Needs some time to add complexity. Certainly enjoyable but still somewhat young in the grand scheme.

Fun bottle. PNP. Needs some time to add complexity. Certainly enjoyable but still somewhat young in the grand scheme.

May 24th, 2020
Daron Watson

1985 was 1 of the 36 declared vintages of the past 100 years by the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e Porto - one of the best actually which they describe as “exceptional quality...a classic vintage, harvested under perfect conditions”
Fonseca stepped to it delivering a wonderful that after 30+ years still is powerful yet has integrated any alcohol heat

1985 was 1 of the 36 declared vintages of the past 100 years by the Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e Porto - one of the best actually which they describe as “exceptional quality...a classic vintage, harvested under perfect conditions”
Fonseca stepped to it delivering a wonderful that after 30+ years still is powerful yet has integrated any alcohol heat

Nov 2nd, 2018
Jan Konetzki

Has another 20 years ahead. Fragrant complex. Great length

Has another 20 years ahead. Fragrant complex. Great length

Sep 20th, 2015
Lars Fasel

Old & New.

Old & New.

May 23rd, 2015
Kerrin Laz

Proprietor, K. LAZ WINE COLLECTION

9.8

Best '85 in the blind tasting of 8

Best '85 in the blind tasting of 8

Jan 15th, 2014
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

8.8

Lovely chocolate overtones. A very pleasant drinking port. Round and full and rich.

Lovely chocolate overtones. A very pleasant drinking port. Round and full and rich.

Apr 9th, 2013
Henry Patland

Very nice and subtle port

Very nice and subtle port

Dec 5th, 2012
Doug Powers

Lovely sweet fruit still, sweetness on palate that is so Fonseca, lovely vintage Porto, drinking beautifully but years ahead of this wonderful Fonseca Porto.

Lovely sweet fruit still, sweetness on palate that is so Fonseca, lovely vintage Porto, drinking beautifully but years ahead of this wonderful Fonseca Porto.

Dec 16th, 2019
Ben Hearns

fantastic port. not much better than an ‘85 Fonseca

fantastic port. not much better than an ‘85 Fonseca

Dec 27th, 2016
Tony Politano

Starting to open our couple of cases of this. It is ready for sure.

Starting to open our couple of cases of this. It is ready for sure.

May 21st, 2016