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Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011 Wine Review

Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011

Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011

Douro D.O.P., Portugal

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2017-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 20%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Fonseca

Agent: Family Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

There are just over 100 grams per litre of residual sugar in this Portuguese dessert wine, so it's intense and sweet yet balanced on the palate. Lots of fleshy blackberry jam and black plum preserves on the palate and finish. Pair this fortified wine with Black Forest Cake or chocolate cheesecake.

Port food pairings: fresh field berries in cream, Camembert, honey cake, chocolate cookies.

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This Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011 was reviewed on May 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Dark bright ruby colour, showing rich caramelized plum, sweet tobacco and oak aromas. Unctuous palate gives candied dark fruit, vanilla, tobacco and toffee in a very smooth, satiny texture with lingering finish. Enjoy with nuts, strong cheeses, dark chocolate and very strong coffee.
This Late Bottled Vintage Port is unfiltered and is full of blackberry goodness and sweetness. There is only 100 grams per litre of residual sugar in this Portuguese dessert wine. This dessert wine was matured in large oak vats for 5 years before being bottled. The LBV comes with a bar-top cork closure - easy to open and close. Although, you will want to drink this one soon after it has been opened. Drink until 2015 - Community Wine Reviews

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