2011 Barao de Vilar

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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2011 Barao de Vilar

Post by AHB » 14:55 Sat 02 Nov 2013

Sour, grapefruit-like nose with sour cherries also showing strongly on the palate. A sour / bitter presence from the fruit mellows slightly with patience on the palate, and eventually sits alongside some powerful tannins.The finish is long and full of cedar-wood. 90-92.
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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