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2002 Burmester Port, 2002

Vintage Port
In Branded Gift Box
Special Offer | Was £69 | Now £49.95

This 2002 Burmester Vintage Port has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Burmester cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

from the very good 2002 Port Vintage the Burmester has a beautiful mature tawny colour. On the nose it has cocoa, chocolate together with a hint of mint. On the palate this is quite complex - medium bodied with a perfect balance between the acidity, tannins and flavours, there is a little spiciness in the mouth that adds to the experience. Long, long finish. This is in a good place and should hold well for a couple of decades.

Price: £49.95 (212 in Stock)

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Palmer Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port
VWP exclusive | Was £34.95 | Now £29.95

The outstanding Palmer 20 year old Tawny Port - exclusive to VWP.

Tasting Notes: The Palmer 20 Year tawny has a pronounced aroma intensity that is very rich with nuts and baked cherry. There is further complexity of nutmeg and cream. On the palate the wine is very balanced between acidity and sweetness that gives a luxurious mouthfeel. Lovely richness of fruitcake, fig, baked plum, caramel and toffee. There are also notes of plum, cherry, cooked strawberry. This port has a lovely, rich long finish.

STORAGE
The wine is ready to drink and does not require decanting. The bottle should be kept upright protected from direct sunlight.

Price: £29.95 (103 in Stock)

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J W Hart, 2002

Colhieta Single Harvest Port

This 2002 J W Hart Tawny Colheita is elegant and complex. An amalgamation of rich flavours is marked by the presence of dried fruits, with a burst of freshness in red cherries enhanced by an exuberant note of spice. Perfect for pairing with an exquisite salted caramel tart.

Price: £34.95 (21 in Stock)

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Sandeman Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port
Decanter 2021 Gold Award Winner

A n outstanding Tawny Port Wine from Sandeman Port. A rich yet elegant combination of flavours - dried apricots, honey, nuts, spices, vanilla - creates an endlessly complex wine that unfolds smoothly and develops in the mouth.

Sandeman Porto Tawny 20 Years Old is produced by the traditional Porto Wine method. The hand-picked grapes undergo stalk-removal and crushing before fermentation, under controlled temperature, with skin maceration so as to extract the best components. The addition of wine alcohol at the ideal moment sets the balance between the wine´s body and bouquet. This moment is chosen by the winemaker following strict control of fermentation temperatures and densities,

Price: £37.90 (15 in Stock)

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Barros Port, 2002

Vintage Port

The Barros 2002 Vintage Port has a 95% opaque centre, just starting to change colour on the rim. Lovely and open on the nose, softly fruity. Silky texture on the palate with lovely fruit and a good balance. The flavours and complexity grows really well with violets all over the palate. A lingering aftertaste and finish which is full of slightly spicy red licorice. 90/100. www.ThePortForum review.

Price: £59.95 (5 in Stock)

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Blandys Madeira, 2002

Sercial Colheita Madeira (H/Litre, 50cl)

A 2002 vintage Colheita Madeira Wine from Blandy's Madeira. Golden colour with topaz reflections and complex and intense notes of
dried fruits, spices, and citrus aromas. Dry and fresh on the palate with along and spicy finish.

Blandy’s Sercial Colheita was aged in seasoned American oak casks in the traditional ‘Canteiro’ system, whereby the wine is gently heated by warm air in the lofts of the company’s south-facing lodge in Funchal. Over the years the casks are transferred from the top floor to the middle floor and eventually to the ground floor where it is cooler. The wine is regularly racked during the ageing process and is finally bottled when the desired balance of maturity is reached.

Price: £49.95 (2 in Stock)

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Calem Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port
Includes Calem presentation box

Cálem 20 Years Old has been aged in small oak casks for an average 20 Years. It has an orange-tawny colour with tinges of green- characteristic of ageing in wood. It has a complex bouquet of almonds and citrus and on tasting it is smooth, silky and light with lots of finesse. Ideal on its own or with patés, cream cheeses and fruit tarts.

Price: £34.95 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Beychevelle, 2002

St Julien 4me Cru Classe
SpeciaL offer | Was £119 | Now £99

Beychevelle 2002 is an excellent solid-wine from a good vintage. This light to medium-weight wine exhibits a dark ruby colour, and a straightforward, redcurrant-scented nose with toast and earth in the background. Low acidity, high tannin, and sweet fruit result in a good impression.

Price: £99.00 (12 in Stock)

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Chateau Cos d'Estournel, 2002

St Estephe, 2nd Growth Classification

93 Points (Parker)
94 Points (Wine Journal)

Reviews "One of the candidates for wine of the vintage, this beauty has a dense purple color to the rim and a classic, noble nose of graphite intermixed with black currant, spice box, licorice, and red and black fruits. Medium to full-bodied with exceptional precision and definition, this beautifully textured wine stands out as one of the most successful wines of this irregular vintage. A brilliant effort, it should be at its best between 2008 and 2020." PArker Wine Advocate, 2005

"Just a fantastic wine…clean, fresh, bright and bushy tailed on the nose with blackberry, raspberry, cedar-wood and a real palpable sense of terroir.

Price: £159.00 (5 in Stock)

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Chateau Gruaud Larose , 2002

St Julien, 2me Cru Classe

A big wine matured in oak for 18-20 months, using new oak, more solid a structure than one normally expects from St. Julien. Full bodied, rich and plummy, with masses of fruit. Its spicy blackcurrant flavour is supported with a powerful structure of ripe tannins. 65% Cab. Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 8% Cabernet franc & 4% Petit Verdot.

A fragrant nose that is fleshy and ripe with blackberry, cassis and wild hedgerow. It could do with perhaps a little more precision and clarity. The medium-bodied palate is much more harmonious and focused than the one shown in Bordeaux, supple in texture with rounded black fruits.

Price: £74.95 (10 in Stock)

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