1998 Quinta do Vesuvio

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1998 Vesuvio

Post by jdaw1 » 21:26 Thu 02 Feb 2012

V98: bright purple, 95% opaque. rather closed. Then a change of glass found bright blackberries, with zingy freshness. Rich and sweet, soft. Gentle heat throughout. Rich purple plums. Lovely.

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Re: 1998 Vesuvio

Post by DRT » 22:08 Thu 02 Feb 2012

Big blackberry nose. Very dark, very smooth and fabulous.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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