1996 Niepoort LBV

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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RAYC
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1996 Niepoort LBV

Post by RAYC » 19:21 Sat 23 Jun 2012

High-toned nose, hint of VA similar to a tawny

Deep burnt orange peel, carmelised sweet bitterness. Heat at finish, lingering menthol and brown sugar finish.

Intriguing and moreish

Very different to last bottle - 5 yrs more mature. *** (88-89)
Rob C.

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