Fonseca Vintage 1997

Fonseca Porto (Port)

RP93WS95

£249.16 + £37.05 Shipping (19 - 24 days)

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Fonseca Porto produces the Fonseca Vintage 1997 (£249.16), a fortified wine from Port that is made of 1997 grapes and presents an alcohol content of 20%. Uvinum users rate this fortified wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 95.
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Do you know where the famous port wine Fonseca Vintage 1997 is produced? In the Upper Douro Valley, one of the most beautiful wine-growing regions in the world. The character of the port wine comes from a combination of soil, grape variety and climate. The vines are planted in stony slate soils, which give the wine a very special taste, on steep slopes overlooking the river Douro.

The best way to enjoy the Fonseca Vintage 1997 to desserts! You're gonna love this port.

Technical sheet · Fonseca Vintage

Type Of Wine:
fortified wine
Vintage:
1997 Other vintages
Appellation:
Port (Porto and Douro,Portugal)
Cellar:
Fonseca Porto
Volume:
75 cl
Score:
RP93WS95
Allergens:
Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.:
20%

Description · Fonseca Porto

Fonseca Vintage 1997

TASTING NOTES OF Fonseca Vintage 70cl 1997:
- View: bright reddish orange.
- Nose: aromas of black fruit and violets drained.
- Mouth: dense, thick and touch, excellent depth of flavor and juicy sweetness convincing, ending with powerful tannins and excellent grip.

APPELLATION: Porto.
VINEYARD: Fonseca
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca.

PAIRING: blue cheese and desserts made with berries black or chocolate.

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 20%

Fonseca Porto

Fonseca Guimaraens, often simply called Fonseca, is one of the largest Port wine houses in Portugal. Manoel Pedro Gonçalves Guimaraens and his brother João Gonçalves Salgueiro, established the company in 1822 when they acquired control of the Fonseca and Monteiro Company from the Fonseca Family...

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Posted on at 12.22

4/5

Fonseca Vintage 1997

TASTING NOTES:
An attractive, floral scented nose, elegant and complex raspberry and fresh berry aromas. A very elegant, smooth and complete wine. Hints of tobacco and cedar wood spice - enormous depth. Lovely rich fruit and big tannins. Long finish.
- Winemaker: David Guimaraens
- Winemaking:...
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Posted on at 09.34

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Fonseca Vintage 1997:
- View: dark ruby ​​purple.
- Nose: an attractive, floral, elegant and complex with aromas of raspberry and fresh berry scented nose.
- Mouth: very elegant,...
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Posted on at 12.12

4/5

Fonseca Vintage 70cl 1997

TASTING NOTES OF Fonseca Vintage 70cl 1997:
- View: intense red color
- Nose: aromas of nuts, ripe fruit, vanilla
- Mouth: generous, sweet

APPELLATION: Porto (Portugal)
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional,...
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Posted on at 13.07

4/5

In exceptional years Fonseca will make the decision to ‘declare’ a classic vintage port. Only the finest wines, selected for their great intensity, depth and aging potential, are bottled under...
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Posted on at 16.36

4/5

An attractive fragrant nose, elegant and complex; aromas of raspberries and fresh berries. A very elegant wine, delicate and complete. Tobacco touches and cedar trees - huge depth. Rich and lovely...
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Reviews about Fonseca Vintage 2008

Lauren Scott
Lauren Scott

4/5

You can find it online on Uvinum.
It has a dense colour. Balanced in the mouth.
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Andrea Sanders
Andrea Sanders

4/5

Fonseca 2008
The Fonseca 2008 young wine I have found it on sale online.
It had a deep colour at first sight. Drinkable.
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Reviews about Fonseca Vintage 2007

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Fonseca Vintage 70cl 2007:
- View: intense red color
- Nose: aromas of nuts, ripe fruit, vanilla
- Mouth: generous, sweet

APPELLATION: Porto (Portugal)
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional,...
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Reviews about Fonseca Vintage 2003

Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Fonseca Vintage 70cl 2003:
- View: intense red color
- Nose: aromas of nuts, ripe fruit, vanilla
- Mouth: generous, sweet

APPELLATION: Porto (Portugal)
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional,...
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Reviews about Fonseca Vintage 2000

Dalva Melo
Dalva Melo

3/5

I thought I had a dull color. Compared with other Porto was rough.
Not recommend taking this generous of Fonseca with meat.
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