1891 Niepoort very old dry white garrafeira

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1891 Niepoort very old dry white garrafeira

Post by AHB » 22:27 Tue 01 Jul 2014

Believed to have been over 80 years old when bottled in 1971, so from 1891 or older, but officially is NV. Golden brown in colour with a deep and rich nose that is slightly petrolly and very complex. Powerful, bitter and petrolly on the palate, intense and concentrated ancient flavours. Long, flavoursome finish, overly intense and concentrated so that it slightly lacks in balance. 85/100. Drunk 24-Jun-14. Pop 'n' pour
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