1970 Niepoort

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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RAYC
Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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1970 Niepoort

Post by RAYC » 23:34 Fri 07 Jun 2013

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Re: 1970 Niepoort

Post by AHB » 22:03 Tue 16 Jul 2013

Dumpy bottle. Mid red, mature, 20% opaque. Spicy nose, lots of nutmeg and cranberry. Sweet and focused entry; fabulous fruit, beautiful poise and balance. Terrific complexity. Stunning balance still with tannins on the palate. Amazing and fabulous port. 98/100. Drunk 04-Jun-13. Decanted 9 hours.
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Re: 1970 Niepoort

Post by jdaw1 » 19:59 Thu 18 Jul 2013

Ni70 dumpy. Only taste noted: massive, sweet, balanced. Lovely. Huge. Later I noted ‟still fantastic”.

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