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The 2003 Vintage Port Barrel Tasting

Samples of the young wines show the latest declared year to be outstanding; newest tasting highlights single quintas
James Suckling
Posted: May 17, 2005


Single-quinta Ports shone in my second tasting of 2003 Vintage Port barrel samples. Three in particular—Cockburn Canais, Quinta do Crasto and Quinta do Vale Meão—showed the most concentration and best tannin structure in the small group of 11 Ports I reviewed last week in a blind tasting at my office in Tuscany.

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