1970 Smith Woodhouse

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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KillerB
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1970 Smith Woodhouse VP

Post by KillerB » 16:41 Wed 01 Jul 2009

Port is basically a red drink

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Re: 1970 Smith Woodhouse VP

Post by AHB » 23:43 Sat 11 Jul 2009

Light in colour, pale centre and a pale orange rim. Nosing of mature redcurrant jelly. Good body, initially sweet and mature fruit. Very nice flavours and some good complexity. Soft and gentle, although it dries out quickly in the mouth. A mild and spicy aftertaste, which si sweet and enjoyable and of good length. 87/100. Drunk 28 June 2009.
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