1970 Sandeman

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1970 Sandeman vintage port

Post by AHB » 23:37 Sat 11 Jul 2009

Pale in colour compared with the other Sandeman vintage wines being shown alongside (1960, 1963 and 1977). Sweetened redcurrants and a dusty, peppery bite to the nose - very similar to the 1977. Soft, sweet and elegant in the mouth and showing lots of dusty tannins. Sweet, but perhaps a little simple compared to its peers at the tasting. Still fruity and enjoyable. Huge aftertaste, really big and flavoursome, full of elegance and jelly beans. 91/100. Drunk 26 June 2009.
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Re: 1970 Sandeman vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 03:58 Sun 12 Jul 2009

S70: bright red, almost pink. Red fruit nose, though with less strawberry than the S63 and S77, but the taste overwhelmed with strawberries. Lovely. Some heat late palate.

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Re: 1970 Sandeman vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 04:09 Sun 12 Jul 2009

From the same tasting:

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