1927 Fonseca

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1927 Fonseca

Post by AHB » 20:26 Tue 02 Jan 2018

Ullaged to below low-shoulder, effectively only half a bottle of liquid in a 75cl container. Deep orange colour, the colour of a gentle tawny port yet with a hint of green on the rim. Soft and gentle on the nose with lots of orange and lots of barley sugar. Light bodied and with a pleasant texture there are dry tannins hidden under the sweet orange flavours. The aftertaste is soft and gentle, full of orange and slowly changes to a lingering barley-sugar finish. Perfectly pleasant port, similar to a reserve tawny. 81/100. Drunk 20-Dec-17. Pop 'n' pour.
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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