1970 Kopke Sao Luiz

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Graham’s 1948
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1970 Kopke Quinta Sao Luiz

Post by DRT » 01:31 Wed 26 Aug 2009

"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: JDAW Bottle 1, 26 Aug 09

Post by AHB » 21:51 Mon 07 Sep 2009

Kopke. Deep red in colour, clear centre and with a pale orange rim. Slightly stinky nose, with the bottle stink dominating other smells. Sweet in the mouth, but the bottle stink flavours show through the soft and well integrated fruit. Quiet a heavy weight to the body of this port, showing a strong mid-palate with plenty of sweet and complex development. Delightful. Slight heat on the aftertaste, but long and lingering with sweet fruit all over the finish. 91/100. Drunk 26 August 2009.
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Re: 1970 Kopke Quinta Sao Luiz

Post by DRT » 22:24 Mon 07 Sep 2009

Done.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1970 Kopke Quinta Sao Luiz

Post by jdaw1 » 17:50 Tue 09 Feb 2010

Lovely colour, glorious red and mid-translucency. Nose a little stinky. To taste lovely red fruit strawberry, and unctuous.

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