1960 Ferreira

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Alex Bridgeman
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1960 Ferreira

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 21:19 Sat 02 Jul 2016

Drunk at a fish restaurant in Matosinhos. Brown with a hint of red. Soft caramel and marzipan nose with a touch of apricot jam. Sweet on the palate, soft brown sugar and caramel with a touch of fire on the late palate of dates and dried apricots. Lovely apricot jam on the aftertaste with the acidity showing on the finish. Elegant and fully mature. Accurately described as "soft and creamy" by Dominic Symington. 87/100. 24-Jun-16. Decanted 10 hours.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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