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    Fonseca Vintage Port 1997
    1nl, 2lscl
    Bottle (12)
    "Somewhat of a lightweight for Fonseca, but undeniably charming, this dark ruby/purple-colored wine offers a floral, exotic, flamboyant bouquet, a sweet, fleshy style, but not a great deal of weight or massiveness. Heady alcohol, sweet tannin, and a velvety texture make for a gorgeous finish. While I would have preferred to have seen more weight, structure, and intensity, this is an outstanding, albeit lighter than normal Fonseca." (93pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #126, Jan 2000)

    "Somewhat of a lightweight for Fonseca, but undeniably charming, this dark ruby/purple-colored wine offers a floral, exotic, flamboyant bouquet, a sweet, fleshy style, but not a great deal of weight or massiveness. Heady alcohol, sweet tannin, and a velvety texture make for a gorgeous finish. While I would have preferred to have seen more weight, structure, and intensity, this is an outstanding, albeit lighter than normal Fonseca." (93 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #126, Jan. 2000)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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