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José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Domingos Soares Franco & Christiano Van Zeller Btld. 2005 Port 2003 Wine Review

José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Domingos Soares Franco & Christiano Van Zeller Btld. 2005 Port 2003

José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Domingos Soares Franco & Christiano Van Zeller Btld. 2005 Port 2003

D.O.C., Douro, Portugal

Community Score:97/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 20%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine


Winery: José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 94/100

A rich and layered port with seductive aromas of blackberry liqueur and cassis. This port in the cellar for decades will glory so it's also a great one to lay down for a child or grandchild born in 2003.

This José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Domingos Soares Franco & Christiano Van Zeller Btld. 2005 Port 2003 was reviewed on January 7, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Pam Young rated this wine as 98/100
Inky black with purple rim. A killer nose of intense grape preserves. Some liquorice and blackberry present on the palate, but grapes and dark cherries dominate … With chocolate in the mid-palate and touches in the finish, a balanced yet strong tannic structure and dry finish ... a very nice, well-balanced Vintage Port that is in for the long haul. What’s not to like? Patience should be rewarded. Score: 94+ Source: Todd Pettinger, fortheloveofport.com

1 Member would buy this wine again

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