Retrospective: 2000 Vintage Port

Revisiting a vintage that lived up to the millennium's hype

Retrospective: 2000 Vintage Port
Douro vineyards of Symington Family Estates (Andrea Johnson)
From the Sep 30, 2021, issue

Though the turn of the millennium was full of hype that didn't pan out, the year 2000 did deliver a classic vintage for Port wines. Two decades on, a retrospective blind tasting of 18 different Vintage Ports illustrates the vintage's success and shows these fortified wines starting to hit their stride. Get Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth’s report, with scores and tasting notes for these classic and outstanding bottlings.

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