1970 Kopke Sao Luiz

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AHB
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1970 Quinta do Sao Luiz vintage port

Post by AHB » 23:32 Sat 11 Jul 2009

Kopke. Dark red in colour, deep but transparent in the centre. Raspberry jam on the nose, with a touch of cinnamon. Soft entry, quite thick. Lively sweet cranberry, generous complexity and an elegant balance between the sweetness and acidity. The aftertaste is a shade hollow, but grows into a dramatic and mouthfilling aftertaste of sweet all spice that lasts a good time. Delicious current drinking. 91/100. Drunk 27 June 2009.
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