1970 Offley Boa Vista

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jdaw1
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1970 Offley Boa Vista

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Re: 1970 Offley Boa Vista

Post by AHB » 23:03 Sat 19 May 2012

Mid-red colour, pink rim. Sweet strawberry nose and some eucalyptus. Lightweight entry, light bodied, delicately flavoured with the fruit growing on the palate. Dry aftertaste and finish, plenty of fruit but very dry. Good length, although a little light. 85/100. 7 hour decant.
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Re: 1970 Offley Boa Vista

Post by RonnieRoots » 11:08 Tue 22 May 2012

Another port that's best summarised by the word "light". Light pink / orange colour, and light on the nose, which does show some lovely rose aromas. Light fruit on the palate, strawberry and raspberry. Some leather and tobacco. Slightly simple, but the flavours and aromas are all very attractive and it is a lovely drinking port. Well enjoyed.

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Re: 1970 Offley Boa Vista

Post by jdaw1 » 22:31 Sun 10 Feb 2013

OBV70, decanted noon. Pink and brown, 20% opaque. Light nose: roses? Strawberry. Taste started dried-out, with heat mid-palate. Some floral notes. Drink up.

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