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2011 croft vintage port

Retail: $119.99

$75.01

per bottle

Rating
97 Pts Wine Spectator

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
20.0%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2011

Varietal(s)
Port Varieties


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

cocoa, honey, vanilla, butterscotch and dark fruit

Nose

cocoa, honey, vanilla, butterscotch and dark fruit

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Wine Spectator:

#8 Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of 2013
"Effusively juicy, rich and concentrated, showing plenty of snap to the crisp and well-spiced flavors of wild berry, dark currant and plum tart. Orange-infused chocolate notes linger on the exotic, mocha-filled finish. Best from 2020 through 2045. 5,000 cases made. -KM"

James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com:

"Beautiful aromas of violets and blueberries with hints of blue slate. Full body, medium sweet with chewy tannins and a long, long finish. A leafy, stemmy, nutty undertone to this with hints of shaved milk chocolate. Very refined and beautiful. 5,000 cases produced of this foot-trodden wine. Try in 2021." (05/13)

Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:

"The 2011 Croft is initially taciturn on the nose, even after allowing it 20 minutes in my glass. A light swirling immediately awakens the aromatics to offer blackberry, Seville orange marmalade, blueberries and dried fig – complex and quite compelling. There is real mineralité within this bouquet that, returning after 30 minutes, offers alluring ocean spray scents rolling in off the ocean. The palate is medium-bodied with a velvety-smooth opening that belies the fine, structured tannins underneath. It clams up a little towards the finish, shuts the lid tight and consequently there is the sensation of less persistency here compared to the Taylor’s or Fonseca. But Croft has a knack of filling out with bottle age and becomes both gentle and generous with the passing years." (05/13)

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