2008 Quinta da Romaneira

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2008 Quinta da Romaneira

Post by AHB » 22:07 Mon 05 Jul 2010

Lively and spicy fruit nose. Medium bodied, sour entry with a strong streak of acidity, although the acidity fades quickly to leave a well balanced and blackcurrant fruited port with a big palate presence. The tannins are firm, but restrained. There is a lovely aftertaste, fruit dominated and tasting of rich Christmas cake. 89-91/100. There is a wonderful balance to this port. 5 July 2010.
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