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José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Btld. 2005 Port 2003 Wine Review

José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Btld. 2005 Port 2003

José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller Vintage Btld. 2005 Port 2003

D.O.C., Douro, Portugal

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: José Maria Da Fonseca & Van Zeller

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

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Peter Wilkins rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Sip after a Holiday dinner with fruitcake and fine old cheese
The 2003 vintage was declared by select Port houses, such as Jose Maria da Fonseca & Van Zeller. The conditions in their vineyards were clearly worthy of the Vintage Port designation, and this bottling offers eye-popping value. You can cellar this, but why wait? – it’s already starting to show beautifully. Look for aromas and flavours of ripe and dried fruit, mocha and vanilla. This sweet wine will still show a core of tannin, but it is smoothing out beautifully. Decant and enjoy with a fine Stilton.

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