1967 Croft Roeda

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1967 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by DRT » 22:33 Wed 23 Feb 2011

"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: 1967 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by DRT » 01:00 Fri 25 Feb 2011

My note: "Slight VA - Age - Clear rim - Oranges".

What can I say? It was getting late in the evening!
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Re: 1967 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by DRT » 00:13 Sun 27 Feb 2011

D+5 days, from a 60ml sample bottle.

Some nail varnish on the nose. On swirlling this is replaced by lots of orange. A little thin and hot on entry. The mid-palate is like a dark chocolate orange cream and is quite delicious. The finish is long and very sweet. Good port.
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Re: 1967 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by AHB » 14:24 Wed 02 Mar 2011

Light red colour, orange rim that shows some age. Sweet, light entry; slightly bitter with tannins outweighing the fruit. Very sweet. Light finish, slightly dry but of good length. 83/100.
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