Fonseca Vintage Porto Portugal 1970

  • WS
    96
  • WA
    95
Varietal:
Red Dessert Wine
Region:
Portugal
Producer:
Fonseca
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90+ Ratings
Size Price Qty
750ml
$219.00
Quantity Available: 2
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Reviews

  • Wine Spectator

    James Suckling
    Web Only - 1989
    96 Some people may enjoy this wine's rather fat, rich and powerful fruit now, but I still find it too young for drinking. Deeply colored, with smoky mint, tar and fruit aromas, full-bodied, with concentrated fruit flavors and plenty of tannins.
  • Wine Advocate

    Neal Martin
    June 2013
    95 Tasted at the Vintners Company’s 650th anniversary celebration at Vintners Hall, the Fonseca 1970 was the finest bottle I have encountered. The bouquet opens beautifully with heady scents of clove, ginger, small red cherries, bergamot and allspice, displaying exquisite definition and harmony. The palate follows suit with lovely balance and poise in the mouth, notes of kirsch, shaved ginger and walnut building to an opulent, viscous finish that lacquers the mouth. Yet this bottle shows more control than the bottle tasted four years ago. The 1970 Fonseca is in a very nice place at the moment. You should join it. Tasted May 2013.