1960 Fonseca

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1960 Fonseca vintage port

Post by AHB » 23:59 Fri 08 Oct 2010

Rich red in colour; 60% opaque. Fresh and grassy on the nose, with lots of cranberries. Rich and sweet impact with the acidity partly hidden behind the rich fruit; impressive depth of flavours. There is a touch of heat on swallowing, but this precedes a long finish, full of chocolate and sweet aniseed. Really tasty port. 91/100. Drunk 24 September 2010.
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Taylor 1900
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Re: 1960 Fonseca vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 03:10 Tue 11 Jan 2011

In The Douro Valley with Friends, Harvest 2010:

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Re: 1960 Fonseca vintage port

Post by jdaw1 » 03:12 Tue 11 Jan 2011

F60: bad lighting prevented a note of appearance. Hot, medium wight, with 15 minutes becoming very sweet, uncomplicated, but extremely long.

My ranking was ‟F60 > G63 > G77 > T63”.

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