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A triple vertical of Gould Campbell, Smith Woodhouse and Quarles Harris, at the RAF Club on Thursday 17th November 2011, in honour of the 30th Birthday of the organiser. Links:
red colour, slightly watery rim, for a 20 year port already quite pale, strange sweetish smell, a bit thin, alcoholic finish. Not a very complex wine, a bit bland
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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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- Location: Berkshire, UK
Mid red colour, firm on the rim; 60% opaque. Grapefruit on the nose, and sharp balckberries. Soft immediate impression on the palate, thena sharp acidity which fades back to reveal soft coffee and raspberry; air on the palate releases more coffee. Fruity aftertaste and a long, sticky finish. 85/100.