1963 Casa do Douro white colheita

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1963 Casa do Douro white colheita

Post by AHB » 21:18 Wed 11 Jul 2012

Bottled 2004. Lagrima style. Some grainy sediment, pale amber in colour with a green rim; 10% opaque. Slight VA on the nose, bringing butterscotch angel delight. Sweet, but with a strong and ripe acidity. Full bodied, with concentrated kumquat flavour. Brown sugar on the aftertaste, and a long sugary finish. Better than expected, but very sweet. 82/100. 11-Jun-12. Pop 'n' pour
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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Re: 1963 Casa do Douro white colheita

Post by AHB » 08:09 Fri 13 Jul 2012

JDAW has provided me with an alternative wording for his note, as follows:

Lagrima white colheita Casa do Douro 1963: orange, 20% opaque. Nosing of marmalade; tasting of same preceded by brandy. One taster suggested that it was like the Quady windery orange muscat.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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