NV Cockburn Special Reserve

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Fonseca 1963
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NV Cockburn Special Reserve

Post by AHB » 23:14 Sat 31 Mar 2012

Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: NV Cockburn Special Reserve

Post by AHB » 18:47 Sun 01 Apr 2012

Modest red colour, 90% opaque at the centre. Menthol on the muted nose. Modest and restrained entry, with lots of redcurrant and sweet fruit but very lightbodied. Dry and furry aftertaste, with a soft and gentle raspberry finish. An enjoyable effort. 82/100.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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