1970 Dow

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1970 Dow vintage port

Post by AHB » 11:51 Sat 05 Nov 2011

Very slightly darker than the Graham 1970 shown alongside, 80% opaque. Red centre, very attractive appearance. Fresh, citrus nose with sour cherries, tobacco and cedar wood. Balanced entry and a balanced mid-palate. The fruit is gentle and in perfect harmony with very mild tannins and gentle acidity - perfect poise. Balanced aftertaste, with a long and lovely finish. This is a beautiful port, with a delightful balance. 92/100. Drunk 14 October 2011.
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