NV Ferreira 20YO Tawny

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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NV Ferreira 20 year old tawny

Post by AHB » 21:57 Mon 16 Jul 2012

The top of the Ferreira tawny range and lighter in colour than the 10 yo or Tawny Reserve shown alongside, 40% opaque. Distinct tawny nose, with soft VA and ripe apricots. Lovely texture, full of dried fruits and apricots and with a hint of the tawny VA. Enormously long finish. This is a fine 20 yo. 87/100. 13-Jun-12.
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Re: NV Ferreira 20 year old tawny

Post by jdaw1 » 00:15 Tue 12 Feb 2013

Fr 20Y tawny. Orange, 30% opaque. Much richer more mature tawny. Big and mouthfilling. Vanilla? Serious tawny. Buy.

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