Vintage Port wines represent the best of the products of an exceptional year.
Unlike Port wines that age in wood, Vintage Port wines will continue to age and improve in bottle for decades, inscribing in their character both the characteristics of the vineyard and the influence of the winemaker.DISCOVER OUR PORTS
The rich, velvety Port wines are aged in smaller oak casks, usually with a capacity of about 630 liters.
As the wine ages in the cask, it gradually loses the deep ruby red color of its youth and begins to acquire the lovely amber hue, known in English as "tawny".DISCOVER OUR RICH AND MELLOW PORTS
Fruity, full-bodied Ports are aged for a relatively short time in large oak barrels.
In this type of container, the wine's contact with wood is relatively limited. As a result, the Port wine becomes soft and round, but retains its deep red color, in addition to its youthful vigor and intense fruit character.DISCOVER OUR FULL-BODIED AND FRUITY PORTS
These wines are made from classic Douro white grape varieties and are usually aged for a relatively short period of time in oak vats.
Fonseca is mostly known for its dry white port, Siroco, which is an excellent aperitif.DISCOVER OUR WHITE PORTS
About our Port Wines
"Do not wait for a special occasion to open a special wine, create a special occasion by opening a special wine."
David Guimaraens is Fonseca's Head Winemaker and represents the sixth generation of the Guimaraens family, being the eldest son of the legendary Fonseca Winemaker, Bruce Guimaraens.
You don't need to be a Michelin-starred chef or a famous sommelier to create the perfect combination for your homemade chocolate cake or your famous apple crumble.
On the contrary, pairing the different styles of Port wine is actually very simple. Discover our suggestions.Explore Pairings