1985 Fonseca

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Fonseca 1970
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1985 Fonseca

Post by AHB » 08:10 Fri 13 Jul 2012

F85: dark red, 60% opaque. Damson fruit, with a slight cardboard note. JDAW.
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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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1985 Fonseca

Post by AHB » 14:22 Mon 16 Jul 2012

As others worded it:

Very slightly corked on the nose. Slightly mushroomed palate. Dry and bitter finish. NR. 11-Jun-12. 4½ hour decant.
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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