2015 Niepoort Bioma

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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 Port in 2017 (so far): Taylor 2010 LBV
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