1968 Andresen Colheita

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AHB
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1968 Andresen colheita port

Post by AHB » 23:43 Sat 16 Jan 2010

Bottled 2007. Light red colour, clear and glowing. Colheita nose. Sweet in the mouth, very full and flavoursome; richa and tasty. Full of dried citrus fruit. Slightly subdued immediate aftertaste, long in length. A really impressive wine. 92/100. 17 Dec 2009.
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Re: 1968 Andresen colheita port

Post by KillerB » 11:29 Mon 18 Jan 2010

This was an unexpectedly good Port.I'd bought it from Laithwaites as a snap purchase as it sounded a good idea then immediately regretted it until we drank it. Lots of citrus but a really multi-layered Port and may even have got Julian to appreciate an Andreson.
Port is basically a red drink

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Re: 1968 Andresen colheita port

Post by jdaw1 » 12:19 Sat 03 Apr 2010

Following KillerB’s mis-spelt optimism I shall quote precisely from my handwritten Notes. ‟Orange”. ‟Acidic. Marzipan. Way too old. Doesn’t do it for me. Colheita.”

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