1959 Niepoort Colheita

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Re: 1959 Niepoort colheita (bottled 1977)

Post by AHB » 22:20 Sun 01 May 2011

Bottled 1977. Ex cellars. Deep golden colour, 20% opaque. Burnt sugar on the nose, cut with tart pomegranite juice. Very sweet impact, with toffee and golden sultanas. A thick texture, but medium bodied in weight. Sweet, with lime and greena apple freshness. Toffee and caramel aftertaste, lots of mandarin but very sweet. Lovely port. 92/100.
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