1957 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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1957 Sandeman vintage port

Post by AHB » 16:59 Wed 18 Jul 2012

Attractive red colour, firm centre and pale rim. Empty nose. Nice body and texture, quite thick. Sweet and attractive palate, lots of late red cherry and gentle acidity. Warm, spicy and fruity finish of great length. 88/100. 13-Jun-12. Decanted 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: 1957 Sandeman vintage port

Post by AHB » 17:19 Wed 18 Jul 2012

S57: glorious red, 40% opaque. Nose of strawberry and cherry. Big and unctuous. Gentle. A hint of acridity mid-palate, but thoroughly excellent. Big and long.
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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