Fonseca Tawny

Fonseca Porto (Port)

WS89

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Fonseca Porto is the maker of this Fonseca Tawny (£7.00), a fortified wine from the region of Port that is made with tinta çao, touriga nacional, touriga francesa, tinta barroca, tinta amarela and tempranillo and shows an alcoholic content of 20%. Drinks&Co users rate this fortified wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: wine spectator: 89.

Technical sheet · Fonseca Tawny

Type Of Wine: fortified wine
Other Vintages: See
Appellation:Port (Porto and Douro,Portugal)
Winery: Fonseca Porto
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: WS89
Grapes: Tempranillo, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Çao
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 20%

Description · Fonseca Porto

Fonseca Tawny (Tempranillo, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Çao)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Fonseca Tawny has a reddish colour on the edges loses
  • Nose: The nose has seductive aromas of apricot and plum with soft shades of caramel and spice.
  • Mouth: On the palate, rich flavours of jam stand at the end thanks to a fair and agreeable acidity.

DEGREE OF ALCOHOL: 20%

PAIRING: makes a delicious dessert wine, and combines well with the flavours of almonds, berries or black chocolate.

CELLAR: Fifth Vineyard And Bottles Vinhos

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Cão, Tinta Barroca and Tinta Amarela

Fonseca Porto

Fonseca Guimaraens, often simply called Fonseca, is one of the largest Port wine houses in Portugal. Manoel Pedro Gonçalves Guimaraens and his brother João Gonçalves Salgueiro, established the company in 1822 when they acquired control of the Fonseca and Monteiro Company from the Fonseca Family...

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Posted on at 13.04

4/5

Fonseca Tawny

Tawny Port is a fortified wine full-bodied and beautiful structure obtained by the mixing of different vintages of Porto matured on average for 10 years. From garnet red color, the nose shows seductive aromas of apricot and plum with hints of caramel. On the palate, the rich flavors of jam are...
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Posted on at 17.22

3 /5

Great for romantic evenings. Good colour. It reminded me of licorice.
A wine that doesn't need to be accompanied by food.

This fortified is a great gift.
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Posted on at 03.39

4 /5

The seductive nose shows aromas of apricot and plum with gentle undertones of butterscotch and spice. On the palate, the jam rich flavors lift on the finish produced by an attractive crisp acidity.
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Posted on at 12.38

4 /5

During the month of January after each harvest, the Fonseca separates a reserve of quality vintage Port wines, very concentrated and powerful. These wines are mainly selected from the own estates...
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Posted on at 13.59

4 /5

- Port Tawny Fonseca is a tawny-red colour fading to brick on the rim
- The nose is seductive anddisplays aromas of apricot and plum with mellow undertones of butterscotch and spice
- On the palate...
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Posted on at 12.22

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:
Tawny-red colour fading to brick on the rim. The seductive nose displays aromas of apricot and plum with mellow undertones of butterscotch and spice. On the palate, the rich jammy...
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Posted on at 13.07

4 /5

Tawny-red colour fading to brick on the rim. The seductive nose displays aromas of apricot and plum with mellow undertones of butterscotch and spice. On the palate, the rich jammy flavours are...
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Posted on at 16.30

4 /5

Red-auburn color, fading to brick red in halo. The seductive nose displays aromas of apricot and plum, with hints of butterscotch and sweet spices. On the palate, the flavors are rich and greedy...
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