NV Bertha Prior Fine Old Ruby

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NV Bertha Prior Fine Old Ruby

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Re: NV Fine Old Ruby

Post by AHB » 23:03 Wed 07 Jan 2015

NV Unknown Bertha Prior Fine Old Ruby Port. 3 part moulded bottle. Light brown and very pale in colour; thin, watery rim. Oxidised nose, smelling of pumpkin and cinnamon. Lightweight body, fragrant and sweet but dry and full of burnt sugar. Empty aftertaste but a fragrant and lingering finish. 84/100.
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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