1970 Ramos Pinto

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Dow 1980
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1970 Ramos Pinto

Post by flash_uk » 12:13 Thu 10 Aug 2017

On Wednesday 9th August 2017 we gathered at The Boot & Flogger to taste some port.

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Re: 1970 Ramos Pinto

Post by flash_uk » 12:22 Thu 17 Aug 2017

40% opacity, red. Christmas cake on the nose. Lovely rich mouthfeel, christmas cake. I guessed W70.

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Re: 1970 Ramos Pinto

Post by AHB » 13:58 Sat 04 Nov 2017

Mature in appearance with a wide rose rim; 60% opaque but full of fine sediment. Delicious redcurrants on the nose, mature and sweet. Rounded and sweet on the palate with lots of sweet fruit but lacking a little acidity so feeling a touch flabby. Very sweet on the late palate, with lots of parma violets which appear on and dominate the aftertaste. The violet fruit flavours show all over the finish. Served blind this was guessed to be Vargllas 1987. 90/100.
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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