1955 Sandeman

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1955 Sandeman vintage port

Post by AHB » 16:58 Wed 18 Jul 2012

Brick red-brown, clearly mature. Slightly musty nose. Either dirty fruit!or perhaps worse. There is a slight touch of TCA on the palate, but very slight. Sharp bitterness on the tongue, and some fruit. Harsh acidity on the aftertaste and finish. Great length, but deteriorated quickly in the glass. 84/100. 13-Jun-12. 1 hour.
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: 1955 Sandeman vintage port

Post by AHB » 17:18 Wed 18 Jul 2012

S55: brisk red, 50%. Nosed closed, with cherries. Later slight TCA detectable. To taste big, with heat mid-palate, and cherry throughout. Early palate nicely unctuous. Later though the TCA started to show.
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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