2011 Rozes

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

Post by AHB » 23:13 Sun 25 May 2014

An interesting and unusual maroon/pink colour with a thin transparent rim. Lovely on the nose, very open and inviting. Initially the fruit dominates the palate with a lovely sweetness and then big tannins come through but don’t detract from the fruit. The tannins provide a nice structure. This is a very nice mid-quality port. 88-90/100. Drunk 24-Apr-14 at BFT5.
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