1987 Quinta de Baldias LBV (unfiltered)

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AHB
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1987 Quinta de Baldias LBV (unfiltered)

Post by AHB » 23:41 Fri 08 Oct 2010

Bottled unfiltered in 1993. Drunk at Prastos e Costas in Regua. Brick red in colour, clearly mature, only 50% opaque. Full of rich Douro bake on the nose, lots of raisins and toffee apple. Rich in the mouth, dried dates and sweet golden sultanas. Deep texture and a great mouthfeel, terrific balance other than a slight touch of heat showing through. Gentle and sweet aftertaste of candied cherry and dried dates. Long and lingering finish. This is a lovely wine, at an elegant and well balanced phase of its life. Delightful drinking today. 85/100. Drunk 24 September 2010.
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Re: 1987 Quinta das Baldias LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 17:32 Wed 20 Oct 2010

Bl87LBV: becoming translucent and tawny. Nosing of raisins and mint. Very raisiny to taste. Light, but very long. Later nose lost raisin but gained sugar.

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