2009 Niepoort

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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2009 Niepoort vintage port

Post by AHB » 23:11 Sat 11 May 2013

Surprisingly red, with little purple; 90% opaque. Luscious fruit on the nose. Generous fruit shows on the palate but without baby fat. Structure dominates over fruit. Good length, but lots of restraint. 87/100. Drunk at the BFT on 24th April 2013.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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