1970 Kopke Sao Luiz

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Forum rules
Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Post Reply
User avatar
AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
Posts: 11913
Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
Location: Berkshire, UK

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.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

Post Reply