Wine of the Week NZ

Fonseca Vintage Port 2016, Douro Valley, Portugal, NZD $199.99

Very dense and quite lush port with blackcurrant, red-fleshed plum, violets and dried fruit flavours. Clearly a long-lived wine but surprisingly and seductively accessible now. A delicious and impressive wine with wonderful purity. (Cork)

Score: 98 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 20.5%

Ageing: now to 2046

Food: Stilton cheese, walnuts and figs

Stockists: Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ); Hancocks Wine, Spirits and Beer Merchants, Auckland (NZ distributors); Vincurable, SA (AU); Domaine Wine Shippers – Vic (AU distributors)

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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