2000 Quinta do Crasto

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2000 Quinta do Crasto

Post by DRT » 00:07 Wed 25 Aug 2010

Pop-n-pour.

Very dark. Lots of blackcurrant fruit on the nose. Huge black fruits with good, dry tannins. Great texture and a nice long finish.

Not ready to drink by any stretch of the imagination. Leave alone for 5 years+
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: 2000 Quinta do Crasto

Post by AHB » 22:06 Wed 25 Aug 2010

Do I sense an emergency decant?
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Re: 2000 Quinta do Crasto

Post by DRT » 22:15 Wed 25 Aug 2010

AHB wrote:Do I sense an emergency decant?
Yip

...and now I have another emergency!! (back soon)
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: 2000 Quinta do Crasto

Post by AHB » 22:29 Wed 25 Aug 2010

?? You dropped the decanter??
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Re: 2000 Quinta do Crasto

Post by DRT » 22:35 Wed 25 Aug 2010

No. I ran out of Crasto 2000 so had to pop a Dow 83 :cool:
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: 2000 Quinta do Crasto

Post by AHB » 22:38 Wed 25 Aug 2010

:lol: :piginpoo:
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