2014 Quinta de Sao Jose

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2014 Quinta de Sao Jose

Post by AHB » 21:30 Tue 03 Jan 2017

Deep purple colour. Sea-sides and fresh toast on the nose. Modest fruit on entry, pure and clean with a lovely floral tone. Good - if modest - tannins support a fruit focused palate with the fruit at the end being very impressive. Slow to develop, but a lovely contribution to the ports made in the vintage. Hollow aftertaste and a slightly soapy finish. 84-86/100. Tasted 07-Nov-16.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Taylor 2010 LBV
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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