2004 Quevedo LBV

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2004 Quevedo LBV

Post by AHB » 10:26 Sat 09 Oct 2010

Young red colour, young pink rim, 95% opaque. Violets all over the nose, full of baby fruit. Thick entry, masses of fruit and huge tannins that grip without mercy but never manage to dominate the sweet blueberry fruit. A numbing aftertaste, tingling the lips and covering everything with blueberries. Served blind, I guessed this to be the VP from 2007. LBVs from Quevedo really are top quality and very good prices. 93/100. Drunk 27 September 2010.
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Re: 2004 Quevedo LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 22:56 Tue 11 Jan 2011

In The Douro Valley with Friends, Harvest 2010:

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Re: 2004 Quevedo LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 22:57 Tue 11 Jan 2011

Qv04 LBV, served blind. Colour young purple. Nose young and tanky. To taste lots of heat, purple, mid-weight.

Guessed to be young Quevedo.

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Re: 2004 Quevedo LBV

Post by albertuswijnen » 20:57 Fri 21 Jan 2011

I just received one bottle of Quevedo LBV 2004. Quevedo is really making progress. Completely different from the 2003. Which I think is to young to drink right now. And is a bit to "warm" and sweet. The 2004 is has a different style. Much more elegant. Very nice now. Don't know if it is unfilterred like the 2003.

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