2005 Quinta do Crasto

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2005 Quinta do Crasto vintage port

Post by AHB » 22:22 Sat 11 Jul 2009

Bottled June 2007, released June 2009. Black in colour, a slight stewiness on the nose. Very tannic with some greeness to the tannin. Fruit is present, but is a little subdued, perhaps closed? This has a huge aftertaste, very big and mouth filling - to the extent that the aftertaste is out of balance with the rest of the wine. 86/100. drunk 29 June 2009.
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