1966 Croft

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1966 Croft vintage port

Post by AHB » 09:31 Fri 22 Mar 2013

Cr66: dark dark red. Heat dominating the palate. Sweek dark plum fruit. JDAW, January 2013

Deep red, paling rim; 95% opaque. Dusty cherries on the nose, well developed, slightly sour. Rich fruity entry, lots of dark cherry Genoa cake. Big on the palate, really mouthfilling. Lovely acidity but a slight thinness or harshness to the palate. Tingling aftertaste, leaving hot cheeks and a cough mix finish. Enjoyable, but with some harsh elements. 89/100. 10 hour decant.
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