1955 Taylor

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1955 Taylor vintage port

Post by AHB » 13:54 Wed 12 Jan 2011

Very pale, butterscotch in colour. Nosing of butterscotch Angel Delight. Empty palate impact, nothing but bland syrup. Hollow. Strange, buttery aftertaste - not pleasant, but not unpleasant - but this is swamped by the rosemary normally encountered in a very old port. Not representative and not rated. Drunk 10 Jan 2011.
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