1960 Sandeman

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
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1960 Sandeman vintage port

Post by AHB » 23:35 Sat 11 Jul 2009

Dark red, deeply coloured centre. A lovely nose of sweetened redcurrants over a dusty element. Sweet and lovely fruit in the mouth with loads of white cherries and a white pepper bite. Surprisingly impressive, still with tannins in the mouth but the development and complexity is a little patchy; lip tingling. Sweet and slightly sugary aftertaste but big, mouthfilling and very long. Terrific showing. 90/100. Drunk 26 June 2009.
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Re: 1960 Sandeman vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 03:51 Sun 12 Jul 2009

S60, bottled by BBR. Bright red fading at edge to pink/brown. Excellent colour for a woman of her age. The fruit in the nose somewhat masked by acidity; the acidity also dominating the taste. Behind that lay sweetness and red fruit.

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Re: 1960 Sandeman vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 04:09 Sun 12 Jul 2009

From the same tasting:

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