1970 Quinta do Crasto Colheita

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1970 Quinta do Crasto Colheita

Post by AHB » 22:15 Sat 11 Jul 2009

Golden brown in colour and a green rim. Burnt toffee all over the nose. Huge in the mouth, big and toffee flavoured with caramelised orange all over the biting acidity. Big toffee aftertaste. 96/100. Drunk 29 June 2009.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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Re: 1970 Quinta do Crasto colheita

Post by Andy Velebil » 23:53 Sat 11 Jul 2009

This is still one of my favorite Colheita's of all time. Sadly it is not offered for sale. It was bottled in 2002 from a single unrefreshed cask!!

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