1997 Kopke

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1997 Kopke

Post by AHB » 20:48 Tue 31 Oct 2017

Tasted at the Confraria dinner. Intense, perfumed nose. Dense texture and dense in flavour. Plenty of fruit with tannins hiding behind the fruit, appearing late on the palate. The tannins give structure. Burly, with good life ahead of it. 91/100. 22-Jun-17. Decanted 12 hours.
Top Ports in 2019 (so far): Cockburn 1947 and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
2018 Ports of the year: São Leonardo 1927 White Port (Bottled 2018), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994

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