Est. 2011

Fortnum & Mason

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

Fortnum & Mason Vintages:1987 (Quinta do Crasto), 1987 (Quinta do Silval, 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

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9th May
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8th May
Vinha de Castelo Melhor 2011
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2012
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2013
2nd May
Rocha 1999
1st May
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
25th April
Caves de Murca 2007
21st April
Bioma Vinha Velha
Niepoort 2009
Butler-Nephew 1982
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1988
Gould Campbell 1980
Pocas Jr 2007
Quinta de Agua Alta
Churchill 1983
Quinta do Rio
Churchill 2002
Vale da Mina 2003
Quinta do Vesuvio 2007
Reccua 2003
van Zellers 1985


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