1992 Niepoort LBV

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1992 Niepoort LBV

Post by AHB » 22:17 Sun 25 May 2014

Bottled 1996. Deep red centre with a rose edge; 90% opaque. Attractive on the nose, with soft fruit that is poised on entry. Lovely fruit-led mid-palate with the tannins showing, but dropping back quickly. Nice soft acidity supporting a sweet strawberry jam aftertaste and finish that retains a lingering presence. 85/100. Drunk 24-Apr-14 at BFT2.
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Graham’s 1970
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Re: 1992 Niepoort LBV

Post by djewesbury » 16:48 Sun 08 Jun 2014

About 50% opaque. This has a quiet nose. Dry, tight, bitterness and rosemary, with a dry and crisp finish. Very nice.
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