2015 Niepoort Bioma

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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2015 Niepoort Bioma

Post by AHB » 21:14 Tue 03 Jan 2017

Cask sample. Deep purple colour with a narrow rim. An astonishing nose full of cigar tobacco and cedar wood. Deeply fruit flavoured on the palate with black cherry and violets wrapped around some soft and elegant tannins; the range of textures and components knits together into a beautiful harmony. Fruit and violets lead on the finish. This is such a harmonious and elegant port. 94-96/100 but with another 18 months to go in the barrel. Tasted 07-Nov-16.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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