Tutored Wine Tasting, Topic: Port

Birdcage Walk, Fiveways, Brighton

Wednesday 6th October, 2010

This event was well attended and Chris Forbes of the Taylors Fladgate Partnership (agents for Fonseca) guided us through the wonderful array of Port styles.

We servied a glass of Fonseca Siroco White Port (£14.50 per bottle) on arrival (which will be mixed equal parts white port and tonic with a squeeze of lemon and some torn mint) - delicious!  We tasted through the following ports:

Fonseca Siroco (white) (£14.50 per bottle)
Fonseca Unfiltered LBV 2005 (£14.50 per bottle - £10 per bottle for 3 bottles or more)
Fonseca Crusted (£15.50 per bottle - £14 per bottle for 3 bottles or more)
Fonseca 10 Year Old (£14.50 per 50cl bottle)
Fonseca Guimaraens 1996 (£25 per bottle)
Fonseca Panascal 1998 (£23.50 per bottle)
Fonseca 1985 (£75 per bottle)

Another successful and very informative and enjoyable evening.


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