1931 Ramos Pinto

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1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by jdaw1 » 22:25 Fri 14 Dec 2012

On Thursday 13th December 2012 a subset of the obvious suspects gathered at the Bell, Wendens Ambo CB11 4JY, to taste some treasures.

Links: Previously at the Bell: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

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Re: 1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by AHB » 22:03 Sun 16 Dec 2012

Ex-cellars bottle. Very brown and cloudy, opaque because of the cloudiness, but with a pinking rim. Masses of spearmint on the nose, with a lovely chocolate orange behind. Lovely focus on the palate, delightful acidity balancing the chocolate and with a huge palate presence. Big and wonderful finish that lasts ages — a finish of pure dark chocolate. Great port. 95/100
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Re: 1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by Axel P » 12:25 Mon 24 Dec 2012

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Orangebrown colour, slightly dusty due to travel on this day. Lots of herbs, some vanilla and minti notes, green tea on the nose. The palate shows tea, marcipan, chocolate and orange peel, very integrated and long. Very long finish, mostly dominated by the herbs and chocolate. Very well matured Vintage Port. 18+
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Re: 1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by AHB » 15:05 Mon 24 Dec 2012

Great picture. Is that the fire at the Bell?
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Re: 1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by Axel P » 13:13 Tue 25 Dec 2012

No, its in my living room.
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Re: 1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by jdaw1 » 00:24 Mon 11 Feb 2013

RP31. Cloudy orange. Minty nose. Taste thin, with mint giving a freshness. Not big, but long.

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Re: 1931 Ramos Pinto

Post by PhilW » 22:31 Mon 24 Oct 2016

Light-medium colour, light but fresh taste, hint of mint, very nice.
Rating: Very good.

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