2007 Niepoort LBV

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2007 Niepoort LBV

Post by AHB » 09:06 Tue 10 May 2011

Lodge sample, to be bottled in 2011. Soft red edge. Baby vintage port nose, with purple grapes and blueberry everywhere. Fruit forward entry, with a soft tannin core; showing pleasant violets and lots of fruit which grows in volume. Good black cherry finish with tickling tannins. A soft and fruity style that is extremely easy to drink. Not rated.
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