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Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011

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There are 3 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Deep opaque ruby colour with deep staining and slow moving tears. Intense and pronounced aromas of black cherry, dark plum, prunes and a touch of cola. Flavours are quite enveloping, with deep dark plums, dark fruits, prunes, and a little spiciness. Medium minus acidity with a full body, tannins and an extra long luscious finish. This is very good, although it could also age a few years. Pair with blue cheese, gorgonzola, toasted walnuts and pecan pie. 89 points
Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Sweet, WC91
91drink or cellar
Fonseca ‘Late Bottled Vintage’ Port 2011
DOP Porto $23.95 (87551) 20.0% alcohol
Fig and raisin aromas introduce a spice-infused, intense gusher of sweet ambrosia. Flavours of black currant, kirsch liqueur and baking spice blanket the palate, medium-full bodied and generously textured. Extremely versatile at the table, pour with blue-veined cheese, extra-old cheddar or chocolate dessert. This is from a premium Port producer and very good value. (Vic Harradine)
Jane Staples 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.

Natalie's Review

Fonseca Late Bottled Vintage Port 2011, Douro D.O.P., Portugal: 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. Drink: 2017-2023. 87551 20% S 750 mL  $18.95 Score: 90/100. May 12, 2018 Top Rated Dessert Wine. Divine Dessert Wine  Full Review




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