1927 Cockburn

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Fonseca 1963
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1927 Cockburn

Post by AHB » 23:25 Sat 15 Nov 2014

Honey brown colour, 30% opaque. Medicinal, oxidised nose of rosemary oil. Lovely thick texture with a good intensity of flavour but totally tertiary - lots of dried fruit, golden sultanas and nuts with a lovely acidity. This grows and becomes very intense while on the palate. Gentle coffee and a lot of heat on the aftertaste but coffee and Fisherman's Friends on the long finish that is surprisingly intense. A mature port that is on a slow decline. 90/100. Drunk 24-Sep-14. Decanted 5 hours.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1927 Cockburn

Post by jdaw1 » 17:21 Thu 08 Aug 2019

Ck27. Brown, 30% opaque. Nose of sherry, with orange peel behind. Palate of oxidised sherry, with heat and acidity behind.

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