NV Niepoort 30YO Tawny (Bottled 2009)

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NV Niepoort 30YO Tawny (Bottled 2009)

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Re: 30Y Niepoort Tawny

Post by JacobH » 14:16 Thu 23 Dec 2010

This was a revelation to me. Not at all the sweet, sticky drink that I was expecting. Very austere and dry. This obviously need to mature in the bottle; perhaps about 5 years to bring it to peak condition.
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Re: 30Y Niepoort Tawny

Post by AHB » 22:03 Mon 03 Jan 2011

Bottled 2009. Pale orange colour, 5% opaque with a faint green rim. Lots of VA and pear on the nose. Thick texture, with honey and almond paste on the palate. Patience in the mouth brings oranges and clover. The lingering aftertaste, covers the mouth - but the VA always shows. 87/100.
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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