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The Legendary Legacy of Fonseca

From the historic release of Fonseca's first Vintage Port in 1840 to the exceptional vintages of the past decade, this esteemed house has consistently produced highly acclaimed wines, triumphing even during the most challenging moments in history.

A Testament to Greatness

Renowned wine critic James Suckling, in his authoritative book on Vintage Port, hails Fonseca as unparalleled in greatness. He describes Fonseca's vintage Ports as possessing an extraordinary richness and captivating youthfulness that endure for decades.

The Essence of Distinction

Fonseca's unwavering excellence is the result of multiple factors. The continuity of family involvement, the transfer of knowledge and skill from one generation to the next, and a deep connection with the vineyard all contribute to the distinctive character of Fonseca's Vintage Ports. The estates of Cruzeiro, Panascal, and Santo António form the heart and soul of these exceptional wines.

Pioneering Sustainability

Fonseca's profound respect for the vineyard and the unique environment of the Douro Valley is evident in its leadership in sustainable and organic viticulture. As trailblazers, they were the first to offer a Port made entirely from organically produced grapes, demonstrating their commitment to both tradition and innovation.

Bin No.27: An Iconic Offering

However, Fonseca is also celebrated worldwide for its illustrious creation, Bin No.27. Introduced four decades ago, this exquisite reserve Port blend has garnered immense popularity and success. Reflecting the heritage of Fonseca's exceptional Vintage Ports, it showcases the luscious fruity character that epitomizes the house style.

A Cherished Community of Enthusiasts

Above all, Fonseca has cultivated a loyal community of Port enthusiasts who deeply appreciate its uniqueness and the unmistakable character of its wines. This devoted following includes connoisseurs, collectors, sommeliers, restaurateurs, and individuals who simply revel in the pleasure of indulging in the wonderfully rich and complex Ports that Fonseca has become synonymous with.

Experience the Unparalleled Brilliance of Fonseca Wines

Discover the extraordinary range of Fonseca wines at The Reserve Cellar. Immerse yourself in the captivating flavours and timeless craftsmanship of these renowned Ports.

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