A deep and youthful ruby colour, with an intense, fruity nose crammed with blackberry, blueberry, cherry and dark plum aromas. The palate is full-bodied and round, with a luscious, silky, velvety texture.
Store and Serve Advices:
It should be served at room temperature.
It is an excellent desert wine, particularly with ripe, blue cheeses.
Reviews and Awards:
92 pts Wine Spectator - Orange-red in colour with a touch of green. A well-rounded, generous aroma with balance and a hint of wine. Fruit aromas include...
92 pts Wine Spectator - It has a beautiful red colour, with intense tawny shades that recall its slow maturation in wood. Its bouquet is intense and rich...
91 pts Wine & Spirits - Fonseca 10 Year Old Tawny is russet in colour with brilliant crimson highlights and a fragrant, ripe-fruit bouquet. Its smooth, silky...
95 pts Robert Parker - Opaque purple color, almost black, with a very narrow purple aureole. Classic nose, with intense aroma, almost intoxicating, of wild...