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The December 2019 Auction: Part 1

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Auction Ends: 12/5/2019 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #473. Fonseca Vintage Porto 1992

Description: Consists of 12 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Region: Portugal, Douro, Porto.
Score: 97 RP.
"Fonseca has scored in both the 1991 and 1992 vintages. The 1992 is a majestic young port that should ultimately rival, perhaps even surpass this house's most recent great efforts (1985, 1977, 1970, 1963). This colossal vintage port reveals a nearly opaque black/purple color, and an explosive nose of jammy black fruits, licorice, chocolate, and spices. Extremely full-bodied and unctuously-textured, this multi-layered, enormously-endowed port reveals a finish that lasts for over a minute. It is a magnificent port that will age well . . ." Wine Advocate #97, Feb 1995
Provenance: The Sable Cellar
Notes: OWC, broken lid. Lightly scuffed, lightly stained labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $850


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