1927 Tuke Holdsworth

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Cockburn 1900
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1927 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by jdaw1 » 18:20 Sat 17 Dec 2016

The traditional Christmas Tasting was held in Tom’s pub.

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Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
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Re: 1927 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by flash_uk » 18:20 Thu 05 Jan 2017

50% opacity, cloudy brown-amber. Lively nose, red fruit. Wonderful balance, perfect acidity, red fruit - strawberries.

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Fonseca 1963
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Re: 1927 Tuke Holdsworth

Post by AHB » 22:12 Fri 06 Jan 2017

Bottled by Christopher & Co. Bronzed red in colour and still so pigmented to be 90% opaque. A lovely spicy fruit smell of mature port, absolutely delicious to sniff with exquisite development. Smooth and rounded on the palate with fruit that is still full of life. A lively mouthful kept focused by excellent (but not excessive) layers of acidity. This is fabulous port, mature yet concentrated and so alive. 97/100. 15-Dec-16. Decanted 1½ 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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