Poças Colheita Port 1995, Oporto Portugal
Selected for Waddesdon’s guest wine selection due to its quality and artisanal approach to wine making. This port is made in an oxidative style which lends magnificent complexity and a wonderful rich mouth feel. The style is identical to that of a tawny port, however all of the fruit comes from a declared harvest which enables wonderful precision and concentration.
84 in stock
Pocas 1995 Colheita possesses an enticing bouquet of dried fruit, caramelised walnuts, vanilla and roasted hazelnut. The palate possesses endless layers of complexity and a long intense finish. This port doesn’t contain the simplistic core of primary fruit you find in a ruby port – instead it offers layer upon layer of wonderful complexity, and a finish that refuses to end! Serve lightly chilled. This port pairs wonderfully with walnuts and stilton.
Touriga Nacional blend
You may also like…
Fonseca Crusted Port, bottled in 2015, Oporto Portugal£22.00 More info & buy The port is matured for a short time in barrel and then rested in the bottle for three years prior to release. During this period the sediment, which is always unfiltered, forms a crust in the bottle. Therefore giving you a "vintage character" without a vintage price tag. The complexity and layers of flavours are truly stunning. The rich characters of sweet blueberry and raisin are followed by subtle eucalyptus notes and a marzipan finish. Due to the youthfulness of this Port, decanting will indeed help develop flavours, but it is not vital as a 'crust' has yet to form.
Fonseca LBV 2014 Unfiltered Port, Oporto Portugal£18.50 More info & buy The nose is very fruity with notes of black cherry jam, spices and eucalyptus. The palate is luscious and full with generous black fruits and roasted spice. The finish is fresh and well balanced with great length and ripeness throughout.
Fonseca 2011 Vintage Port, Oporto Portugal£99.50 More info & buy Fonseca 2011 is surprisingly accessible now, but given a few decades and this vintage will undoubtedly evolve into a classic. The style and build of 2011 has drawn comparisons with the legendary 1963 vintage. Its remarkable compact, dense and rich with suave tannins and the most amazing mouthfeel. The finish boasts licorice, black cherry jam, marzipan, rich plum sauce and dark chocolate. Fonseca 2011 is polished and so refined. Patience is required, and patience will indeed be rewarded.