NV Fonseca Bin 27

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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NV Fonseca Bin 27

Post by AHB » 15:47 Sun 08 Jun 2014

Deep red and opaque. Restrained nose. Pronounced soft tannins wrapped around sweet purple fruit - more grown up than the Taylor First Estate. Gentle fruit and nutskin aftertaste and a big, chewy and very fine finish. This could be cellared for 2-3 years. 86/100. Drunk 03-Jun-14.
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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