1937 Niepoort Colheita

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1937 Niepoort colheita

Post by AHB » 08:39 Fri 01 Aug 2008

Bottled 1979. Cloudy appearance, deep honey colour with a green rim. Nose dominated by spirit but otherwise very little on the nose. Sweet into the mouth, lots of sugar and then the acidity comes through in a balanced way. The aftertaste starts extremely well but drops off disappointingly quickly and loses a point from the score for this. 91/100. Drunk June 2007.
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