Graham's Vintage Port 2003. Aromas of violets just fly out the glass! Endless layers of very ripe blackberry fruit coat the palate. Great depth of structure with sweet liquorice flavour combining with rich tannins, give this wine an outstanding...
Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou
Château Ducru Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, St Julien, 2003 "A hot, dry summer resulted in a tiny production of under 10,000 cases of 2003 Ducru Beaucaillou from yields of 35 hectoliters per hectare. This beauty boasts a deep...
Chateau Mouton Rothschild
Château Mouton Rothschild 1eme Cru Classé Pauillac 2003 Herve Berland feels that this is an exceptional Mouton, comparable with 1982. Prune like richness and concentration married with exotic spiciness. Brooding and powerful...
Chateau Saint Pierre
Château Saint Pierre, 4eme Grand Cru Classe, Saint Julien, Bordeaux, 2003 79% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc. "beefy, masculine, vigorous, full-bodied wine, the 2003 Saint-Pierre is just beginning to hit full maturity...
Dow's 2003 Vintage Port Very intense Purplish crimson. Big, broad, burly with an attractively savoury finish. Perhaps a bit simple relative to some. Very fleshy and opulent – the weight of fruit all but masks the tannins (which are certainly there...
Fonseca 2003. Sporting an opaque, black-coloured robe with dark purple trim, the 2003 Fonseca Vintage Port exhibits a nose of profound depth. sweet black mass of dark fruit and spice aromas leads to a character of immense depth, richness, and weight...
Smith Woodhouse Vintage Port 2003. Some dark, spicy fruits. Rounded. More integrated. Very ripe, seamless, pure fruit profile on the palate. But masses of tannin.
Taylor's 2003 Vintage Port. Inky purple black with narrow magenta rim. Classic Taylor nose, with exotic scents of violet and gumcistus et against an impenetrable background of intense dark berry fruit. Stylish and racy palate, displaying a tight fabric...
Warre's 2003 Vintage Port. Very deep crimson colour. Rich fresh herbal aromas of gum cistus. Penetrating taste of vibrant blackberry flavours, very spicy with an abundance of tannins and sweetness conveying enormous complexity of favours. Powerful...