2011 Croft

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Fonseca 1970
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2011 Croft

Post by AHB » 08:31 Sun 18 Aug 2013

5,000 cases. Intense purple colour almost identical to the Fonseca. Lavender and blueberries on the nose, sweeter and with more floral tones that the Fonseca. Delicious texture on entry, with restrained fruit and unrestrained tannins - unrestrained, fierce tannins! There is a slight woodiness to the tart blueberry fruit. 92-94. Snapshot tasting on 24 April 2013.
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