1947 Cockburn

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g-man
Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
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1947 Cockburn

Post by g-man » 21:59 Sat 24 Nov 2012

Short cork but surprisingly was not branded.

a clear amber ruby color that is consistent through out.

A delicate florally nose of violets, red currants, cinnamon and freshly ground white pepper in a baked brown sugared room, just a port you can sniff all day.

So smooth, delicate but extremely balanced honeyed dates and a light burnt birch on the mouth feel finishing with an almond liquor backdrop.

A stunning ready to drink port that doesn't require any more time waiting.

96+
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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 1947 Cockburn

Post by AHB » 18:32 Sun 25 Nov 2012

The first time I came across this port, it was the smell that so impressed me - absolutely delightful!
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Taylor 2010 LBV
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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