1970 Warre

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1970 Warre

Post by AHB » 13:35 Tue 11 Nov 2014

Bottled by Peatling and Cawdron of Bury St Edmunds. Straight on decanting this was hot and disjointed. Patience allowed the port to settle down and deliver the high quality flavours that are expected from this reliable stalwart. Gentle rhubarb infused with cinammon on the nose, full of fruit and with a wonderful elegant structure from the perfect acidity and very soft tannins. A huge burst of berries on the aftertaste before a very long and multiple phase finish. Lovely port, immensely reliable. 92/100. Drunk 07-Nov-14. Decanted 2 hours.
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