Modest red centre, 20% opaque. Aggressive nose, pine resin and slightly harsh menthol. Lovely rich texture, thick and delicious. Big flavours, good palate presence. Deep rich Seville orange marmalade finish of great length. Lovely port. 90/100.
Top Ports in 2019 (so far): Cockburn 1947 and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
2018 Ports of the year: São Leonardo 1927 White Port (Bottled 2018), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994