• Fonseca Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, intense purple to black color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of black cherry, cassis, and mint with supporting notes of violet, and star anise. The palate echoes the nose delivering a black fruit-driven core with flavors of blackberry. The finish is long and lingering with supple tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a opulent texture. $TBD – 4 Stars – 92 points

  • Graham's Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, dark purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of black fruits, mint, and thyme with supporting notes of cocoa, forest floor, and black currants. The palate echoes the nose delivering a black fruit-driven core with flavors assertive accents of herbs and earth. The finish is long and lingering with ripe tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a opulent texture. $TBD – 4 Stars – 93 points

  • Quinta do Noval Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, intense purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of black fruits, black tea, and slate with supporting notes of black cherry, and cassis. The palate confirms the nose delivering a black fruit-driven core with flavors of blackberry and supporting notes of five spice. The finish is long and lingering with supple tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a viscous and jammy texture. $TBD – 4 Stars – 92 points

  • Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, intense purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of black fruits, plum, and slate with supporting notes of dried herbs, and cassis. The palate echoes the nose delivering a black fruit-driven core with flavors of boysenberry. The finish is long and lingering with firm tannins. Full-bodied and perfectly balanced with a opulent texture. $TBD – 5 Stars – 97 points

  • Quinta da Romaneira Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, dark purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of raspberry, and red currantant with supporting notes of slate, strawberry, and dried herbs. The palate confirms the nose delivering a red fruit-driven core with flavors of plum. The finish is long and lingering with supple tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a supple texture. $TBD – 4.5 Stars – 94 points

  • Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, intense purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of raspberry, boysenberry, and pomegranate with supporting notes of dried herbs, black tea, and thyme. The palate echoes the nose delivering a red and black fruits-driven core with flavors of black cherry. The finish is long and lingering with silky tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a opulent texture. $TBD – 4 Stars – 93 points

  • Warre's Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, dark ruby/purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of black fruits, violet, and star anise with supporting notes of rose petal, and blackberry. The palate confirms the nose delivering a black fruit-driven core with flavors of cassis. The finish is long and lingering with supple tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a voluptuous texture. $TBD – 4 Stars – 93 points

  • Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Port Oporto 2016

    Brilliant, dark purple color. The aromatics are very intense offering scents of raspberry, red currant, and anise with supporting notes of black cherry, and lavender. The palate confirms the nose delivering a red and black fruits-driven core with flavors of wild berries. The finish is long and lingering with ripe tannins. Full-bodied and nicely balanced with a juicy texture. $TBD – 4 Stars – 93 points

  • Steele Chardonnay California 2016

    Brilliant, medium gold/green color. The nose is moderately intense offering scents of apple, lychee, and pineapple with supporting notes of mango, citrus zest, and coconut. The palate confirms the nose delivering a tropical fruits-driven core with flavors of lemon curd, honeysuckle and strong accents of lees. The finish is long and lingering. Medium to full-bodied and nicely balanced with a supple texture. Steel invented the modern California Chardonnay style and this wine is true to that style. $22 – 3.5 Stars – 88 points

  • Steele Merlot Lake County 2015

    Brilliant, deep ruby color. The nose is moderately intense offering scents of red cherry, vanilla, and oak with supporting notes of dried herbs, and red currantt. The palate confirms the nose delivering a red fruit-driven core with flavors of red berries with brown baking spices. The finish is long and lingering with supple tannins. Medium to full-bodied and nicely balanced with a voluptuous texture. $20 – 3.5 Stars – 89 points

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