2011 Smith Woodhouse

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2011 Smith Woodhouse

Post by AHB » 21:11 Sun 18 Aug 2013

1,000 cases. Deep and intense purple. Powerful flowers on the nose, full of lavender. Sweet fruit impact, very fruit forward but with a solid chocolate tannins and sweet, ripe acidity. Sweet black chocolate finish.This is lush, fruity port that has tannins which are hidden, soft and persistent. 92-94. Snapshot tasting on 24 April 2013.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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