1958 Royal Oporto

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jdaw1
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1958 Royal Oporto

Post by jdaw1 » 22:43 Tue 16 Oct 2012


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Re: 1958 Royal Oporto

Post by jdaw1 » 23:14 Tue 16 Oct 2012

RO58. Pink, 20% opaque. Nose fait cherry, sweet, delicate, and good. A hint dusty. Taste of delicate soft sweetness, then heat mid- to late-palate. Very long. ‟Perfect AHB Port”, I wrote. Good port, far exceeding reputation of house and year.

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Re: 1958 Royal Oporto

Post by RAYC » 20:57 Sat 20 Oct 2012

Brownish red colour,dusty nose with slight alcoholic harshness showing through.

Really tasty to drink - some heat, but pleasant and provides nice bite to accompany the cherry and red liquorice flavours. Delicate, and slightly simple, finish - but sweetness and Taylor-type bite makes this really rather moreish. *** (89).
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Re: 1958 Royal Oporto

Post by AHB » 09:21 Tue 23 Oct 2012

Deep burnt orange colour, with a pale orange rim. Plastic oranges on the nose. Blanced entry, with concentrated dusty orange on the attack, the sweetness comes through on the mid-palate. Pleasant, floral aftertaste and a big finish, that is long and lingering. Delicious mature port. 89/100.
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