2011 Niepoort

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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2011 Niepoort

Post by AHB » 13:38 Sun 18 Aug 2013

Menthol and mint on a nose full of sweet bramble. Lots of acidity dominates the palate at first, but time allows sweet fruit to come through and the tannins to show. Very long finish full of dry tannins. Mid maturing port. 91-93. Tasted over 1-4 as part of the extended 2011 tasting.
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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