1966 Gould Campbell

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1966 Gould Campbell

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Re: 1966 Gould Campbell

Post by flash_uk » 11:22 Mon 23 Oct 2017

30% opacity, red brown, amber rim. Rich mouthfeel, heat and acidity mid palate. A coffee-like bitterness. Dry.

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Doggett
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Re: 1966 Gould Campbell

Post by Doggett » 01:21 Fri 27 Oct 2017

GC66 Stunning VP colour. Deep purple (amazing for it’s age), crystal clear. Prunes on the nose. Sweet blackberries on the palate. Lots of fruit, lots of heat. Amazing sweetness. This is a mature fruit bomb with great balance and a wonderful long finish. For me it shaded the ‘63 for WOTN.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1966 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 01:04 Sat 16 Dec 2017

Bottled by Peatling & Cawdron. Burnished red colour with a pale rim, 40% opaque. Spicy nose, showing a bit of alcohol but also showing gentle and mature fruit. Poised and perfect balance on entry, growing beautifully on the palate with layer after layer of flavour. Soft and delicate yet without being a shrinking violet, elegant and refined. But the layering of flavour is amazing. The aftertaste and finish are wonderful. A delicious port. 92/100. Decanted 4½ hours.
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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