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Fortnum & Mason

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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:

HouseFortum & Mason
Quinta do Passadouro
Vintage1997
ColourStill quite dark ruby but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSweet liquorice, cacao, lots of different herbs, some spiciness mostly ginger in the noseScore range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Lovely round and elegant tannins and will be better. Balanced and elegant with lots of different tastes in the mouth. The finish is long, attractive and quite elegant and this port will be exciting to follow.Average score
Last tasted14th May 2022Point this date16.25
CommentTaste at home with the family.
This vintage was from Niepoort. but on the cork it said Quinta do Passadouro, so we guess that was the port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
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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