NV Quinta do Mourao 10YO Tawny (S. Leonardo) (bottled 2010)

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NV Quinta do Mourao 10YO Tawny (S. Leonardo) (bottled 2010)

Post by RAYC » 14:35 Fri 08 Jul 2011

NV San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)
Tasted 7 July 2011 at TCP as part of the AbV II tasting

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Review of the evening as a whole

San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)
Barão de Vilar 20 yr Tawny (bottled 2010)
Fonseca 30 yr Tawny (bottled 1982)
1934 Dalva House Reserve (colheita, bottled 1973)
1986 Warre Colheita (bottled 2007)
Buller's Fine Old Malmsey (NV, Aus Rutherglen)
1969 Domaine Mas Mouriane Maury
1994 Dow VP

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Opened one week earlier and only two thirds full at start of tasting...

Not hugely giving on the nose (though served from ice bucket rather chilled) but a bit of mintiness and some citrus flavours, this was really delicious to taste - very orangey, very sweet, very smooth, typical nutty flavours as well. Well received in the tasting, this split the guesses perhaps more than any of the other "ports" drunk in the evening, but overlooked when it came to votes so crawling in 7th of 8 with 2 points.

I thought this was a great drop for a 10yr (i would not be suprised if the blend age was closer to 20 than 10) and is probably the only port tasted during the evening that i will actively look to acquire.
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Re: San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)

Post by DRT » 20:51 Fri 08 Jul 2011

I thought this to be very tasty, smooth and delicious. I am therefore not entirely embarrassed with my guess, which was to some extent influenced by the fact I knew in advance that RAYC was bringing a VP, at it being Croft 1945 :shock:
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Re: San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)

Post by jdaw1 » 21:15 Fri 08 Jul 2011

San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)
DRT wrote:I thought this to be very tasty, smooth and delicious. I am therefore not entirely embarrassed with my guess, which was to some extent influenced by the fact I knew in advance that RAYC was bringing a VP, at it being Croft 1945 :shock:
Presumably you will also be seeking some of this. If you find this pseudo-Cr45 at a reasonable price, please do let me know.

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Re: San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)

Post by DRT » 21:26 Fri 08 Jul 2011

"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: San Leonardo 10yr Tawny (bottled 2010)

Post by WS1 » 09:27 Sat 16 Jul 2011

for me this was a port that showed it was opened ealier in the wek. I felt it was a bit bland but as overall appearance still nice. However did not do it for me despite I was told it tastes like Croft 45. :? :lol:
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