1967 Croft Roeda

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1967 Croft Roeda

Post by jdaw1 » 20:08 Sat 10 Jun 2017

CrR67. glorious red, 50% opaque. Palate of sweet red fruit, including maraschino cherry. The least developed Port, the ‘youngest’, at the table. It and Noval the only two with any chance of improvement.

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Re: 1967 Croft Roeda

Post by Caparica » 00:13 Tue 13 Jun 2017

CrR67
Eye: ruby red, bit cloudy
Nose: elengant and complex nose, no alcohol
Mouth: mediumfull body, lots of fruit, medium dry tannins, medium finish
Score: 91+ ... Liked
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Re: 1967 Croft Roeda

Post by flash_uk » 10:50 Tue 13 Jun 2017

40% opacity, red, rich colour. Smooth entry, mild heat late palate. Red fruits - cranberries. Good freshness. I liked this.

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Re: 1967 Croft Roeda

Post by AHB » 18:55 Sun 29 Oct 2017

Mid red, light and quite orange in tone; 30% opaque. Subdued nose with candied lemons, of all things! Burnt brown sugar creates a touch of harshness in the sweet barley-sugar mix. The aftertaste is sweet and pleasant and leads to a brown sugar finish. Enjoyable, but not up to the standard of some of the other ports on show this evening. 85/100. Decanted 6½ 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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