1917 Unknown

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1917 Unknown

Post by jdaw1 » 23:58 Thu 16 Dec 2010

In 2010 the annual Christmas event, The Unknown Shipper and His Peculiar Friends, happened on Thursday 16 December.

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Re: 1917 Unknown

Post by jdaw1 » 11:52 Fri 17 Dec 2010

We have one previous TN for Cr17, scored 8/8 by AHB and 3/2 by jdaw1. Guess who likes faded old port!

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Re: 1917 Unknown

Post by JacobH » 14:11 Thu 23 Dec 2010

Deep ruby red; a fantastic colour for such an old Port. In the mouth, huge sensation of red currants. Excellent but nothing like the previous Croft 1917 but the looks of things.
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Re: 1917 Unknown

Post by AHB » 21:59 Mon 03 Jan 2011

One of the bottles being sold by Peter Wylie. No clue from the cork as to the shipper.

Good, deep orange colour, 20% opaque. Full and open nose, masses of oranges dominating. Luscious entry, full and rich. Big in the mouth, chock-full of over-ripe oranges. Massive aftertaste and finish. This is terrific port, which I am convinced is Croft from the flavour profile. Really lovely stuff. 96/100.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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