1975 Kopke Sao Luiz

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AHB
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1975 Kopke Quinta de Sao Luiz vintage port

Post by AHB » 14:12 Tue 02 Feb 2010

Kopke. Slight cloudy appearane. Pale red in colour. Floran nose, slightly chocolately and with a touch of white pepper, but very restrained. Sweet entry with a slightly bitter flavour - quince perhaps. Sweet and bland entry, little in the mouth other than jelly beans. Nothing but sweet strawberries in a one-dimensional finish. Not a great wine. 81/100. Drunk 1 Feb 2010.
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Re: 1975 Kopke Quinta de Sao Luiz vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 18:16 Tue 09 Feb 2010

Very translucent. Tawny, with a hint of red. Nose: raisins. To taste sourness, then astringency, then soft sweetness.

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Re: 1975 Kopke Quinta de Sao Luiz vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 18:24 Tue 09 Feb 2010

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=32975#p32785]Here[/url] Chris Doty wrote:1975 Kopke St. Luiz -- Not hot, or difficult to drink in any way, but not the least bit interesting. Totally devoid of any flavor/complexity. At least it is an unusual bottle. 80.

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