Port Wine Fonseca 20 Years Tawny 75cl
During the month of January after each harvest, Fonseca separates a quality port wines reserve Vintage, very concentrated and powerful. These wines are primarily selected from the company’s own estates and evaluated according to its aging potential.
As Tawny Port wines get older, they become more blondish because release their deposits in the hull instead of doing so on the bottle. The racking contribute to the oxidation process, responsible for this process to gradually decrease the fruit qualities of the wine passing the nuts acquire characteristics.
Fonseca 20 Year Old Tawny is deep amber in color with russet highlights. Its superb bouquet is a complex marriage of ripe, plummy, mature fruit, warm spicy overtones of cinnamon and butterscotch and subtle oak nuances.
WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER
MAY 2012-94 POINTS
“Intense, powerful and complex, showing aromas and intoxicating flavors of toffee, marzipan, chocolate and butterscotch. Moka notes as well as roasted coffee, with a long and glorious end of dry white fruits and spices.”
ULTIMATE WINE CHALLENGE 2011
FINALIST 92 POINTS
EXCELLENT – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
“Medium garnet color. The nose is witty and opulent. The mouth shows a velvety character, displaying berry fruit, touch of wood and dried fruit. A complete wine is at its peak of development.”
PORT AND THE DOURO
“The Fonseca reigns at the top with its magnificent Tawny Ports 10 and 20 years.”
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