1974 Feuerheerd colheita

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1974 Feuerheerd colheita

Post by AHB » 22:08 Fri 23 May 2014

Bottled 2013. Dark honey-brown in colour, but with a slight green on the rim. A huge colheita nose full of marzipan and ripe pears. Thick and sweet texture with powerful acidity that cuts through the sweetness and fruit. Big flavours on the palate. Big, honeyed aftertaste with lots of lime, lemon and grapefruit oil. Very lovely. 90/100. Drunk 23-Apr-14. Pop 'n' pour.
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