Full, Fresh & Fruity Bin 27 With Cheese
Bin 27 shares the heritage and style of the great Fonseca vintage ports, as well as much of their depth and character. However it is bottled when ready to drink and can be served by the glass directly from the bottle, so no decanting required. Blended for consistency of character and quintessentially Fonseca in style, this reserve blend provides reliable and affordable value.
Region: Douro Valley
Grape Variety: Touriga National, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cao, Tinta Amarela
Colour: It has a deep, youthful, ruby colour.
Nose: An intense, rich, fruity nose full of pure blackberry, cassis, cherry and plum aromas interwoven with notes of spice.
Palate: The palate full bodied and round, with a smooth, velvety texture balanced by firm mouth filling tannins.
Finish: The juicy, black, fruit flavours linger into the rich luscious finish.
Bin 27 pairs beautifully with the full flavour and rich creaminess of cheeses such as Taleggio or redolent Pont l’Evêque.
Pont l’Eveque is one of the kings of French cheese and one of their most popular. It's imported from Pont l'Eveque in Normany and is one of the oldest cheeses in the world.
Brie de Meaux, named after the town of Meaux, is a French cheese produced in the region of Brie. Brie has a milky and rich taste underlined by sweet and buttery flavours of mushrooms or truffles and almonds.
Camembert De Normandie is best paired with a light red wine such as Beaujolais, Chenin Blanc, St Emilion, St Estephe or traditionally a glass of port. Marie Harel, created the original Camembert cheese from raw milk, in Normandy, France, in 1791.
Vacherin Mont D'Or has a luscious soft texture and powerful flavour full of woody, resinous notes. It originates from the Mont d’Or in France (and is also known as Vacherin du Haut Doubs or simply Mont d’Or).
Taleggio is a smear-ripened Italian cheese named after the caves of Val Taleggio. It is one of the oldest soft cheeses produced every autumn and winter.