NV Ferreira Reserve White

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NV Ferreira Reserve White

Post by AHB » 22:50 Tue 31 Oct 2017

The Dona Antonia Branco Reserva. Drunk at the Ferreira Lodge. Average age of the wines is around 6 years with the wine being aged in balseiros; about EUR12.

Pale orange in colour, only 10% opaque. Slight plastic tones on the nose, mixed in with sweet apricots. Thick in texture with a great palate presence. Lots of orange blossom honey on the smooth, languid palate with hints of tannins and great balancing acidity. Really delicious. 88/100. 22-Jun-17. Pop 'n' pour.
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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