2014 Pintas

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Forum rules
Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Post Reply
User avatar
AHB
Fonseca 1970
Posts: 10947
Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
Location: Berkshire, UK

2014 Pintas

Post by AHB » 21:20 Mon 02 Jan 2017

Deep purple in colour with a narrow rim. Sweet fruit on the nose; very perfumed with orange blossom and a hint of lemongrass mixed into the deep blackcurrant. Lovely pure fruit on the palate with ripe and toasted tannins combining perfectly with an elegant acidity. There is a wonderful purity and elegance to the palate before the late palate reveals some unexpected and delightful floral elements. The aftertaste is slightly chewy before giving way to a fabulous black licorice and black cherry finish. An excellent port. Score for this snapshot tasting: 93-95/100.

2,000 bottles produced, available in the UK through Corney & Barrow. Drunk 27-Sep-16.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests