Est. 2011

Fortnum & Mason

This is a so called Buyer's Own Brand, B.O.B.

Fortnum & Mason Vintages:1987 (Quinta do Noval), 1991 (Burmester), 1992 (Burmester), 1997 (Niepoort), 1999 (Niepoort), 2000 (Niepoort), 2001 (Niepoort), 2003 (Niepoort)

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseFortnum & MasonVintage1999
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetComplex mature bouquet of cacao, chocolate and Christmas spicy.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Cacao in taste. Mature with still some soft tannin, elegant and easy to drink and like. Complex and quite nice finish.Average score
Last tasted22nd December 2013Point this date15.50
CommentAt a Christmas trip to London with the family.
This vintage was from Niepoort.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFortum & MasonVintage2001
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSweet liquorice, toffee, ginger and spiciness in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with some very elegant tannins and will probably be better. Balanced and quite elegant. Sweet and tasty with liquorice, ginger and spiciness in the mouth. The finish is quite long and very elegantAverage score
Last tasted2nd May 2020Point this date16.40
CommentTaste at home with the family.
This vintage was from Niepoort.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

2nd June
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1988
1st June
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2001
31st May
Cruz 1999
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 1998
30th May
Gould Campbell 1980
29th May
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1991
23rd May
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2003
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2005
22nd May
Diez Hermanos 1977
21st May
Quinta do Noval 2000


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