1983 Croft Roeda

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jdaw1
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1983 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by jdaw1 » 18:55 Tue 17 Jan 2012

The Bunghole hosted us a second time within a week, this time for vertical of Croft, in the presence of Amanda of Mentzendorff. Links:

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Re: 1983 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by jdaw1 » 19:40 Tue 17 Jan 2012

CR83: only the briefest of notes taken. Red, 50% opaque. Mid-weight, heat mid palate.

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Re: 1983 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by DRT » 19:54 Tue 17 Jan 2012

Nice nose - sweet entry. Excellent drinking port - not big, just very good port.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Re: 1983 Croft Quinta da Roeda

Post by AHB » 22:36 Mon 23 Jan 2012

Mid red colour; 30% opaque. Orange and fresh basil on the nose. Medium bodied, sweet and fruity. Perhaps a little too acidic, but with generous levels of fruit. Dry and slightly woody tone to the finish. Sweetness dominates the finish. Slightly unbalanced, but still attractive. 84/100.
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