1970 Warre

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1970 Warre

Post by AHB » 14:31 Thu 05 Jan 2017

Wonderful brick-red colour; 30% opaque. Delicious nose combining herbs and spices with lots of mature fruit. Smooth and refined entry which build beautifully with cedar and tobacco amidst the raisin fruit. Hunger-inducing aftertaste, full of aniseed and juniper that is just slightly hot. 92/100.

Drunk at the Berry Brothers Port Walk on 24 Nov 2016.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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