1983 Gould Campbell

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griff
Warre’s Traditional LBV
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1983 Gould Campbell

Post by griff » 01:08 Sun 01 Jun 2014

Popped and poured as the first port to hand when the masses cried out for more.

Moderate dark black red (is there a colour/opacity image that can be placed as a sticky?). This is a moderate port on bouquet and palate but very well balanced. Bouquet of morello cherry and ripe blood plums of moderate intensity.Middle weight palate very well balanced with blood plum and cacao. When looking back at the note of a previous bottle I think this had a darker fruit profile but the cacao was still present. Mind you at the end of the night this port did not get the full attention that it deserved. Very Good port.

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1983 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 18:03 Sun 01 Jun 2014

Does the fact that the masses cried out for more mean that you are starting to convert your fellow countrymen to the vinous beauty that is Port?

If so, congratulations. Next thing you know you'll be figuring out whether you can become an agent for one of the smaller port houses!
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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griff
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Re: 1983 Gould Campbell

Post by griff » 01:00 Mon 02 Jun 2014

That sounds like a very scary slippery slope! :)

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