2011 Niepoort Bioma

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

Post by AHB » 17:57 Sun 18 Aug 2013

Tart blackcurrant and cranberries on the modest nose. Silky texture on the smooth and fruity entry. Lovely fruit with a lovely elegance with high levels of acidity in support. Tannins grip and dominate the aftertaste and finish. Elegant, but a little austere. 90-92. Tasted over 1-4 days as part of the extended 2011 tasting.
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