2012 Bulas

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AHB
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2012 Bulas

Post by AHB » 11:40 Sun 15 Mar 2015

Deep purple and opaque. Gentle nose with green leaves and slightly aggressive blackcurrant. The acidity leads on entry with the tannins dominating the mid-palate and swamping the fruit. Patience with the palate allows the fruit to win though but never quite enough to be perfect. A very intense port. 92-94/100. Tasted 05-Mar-15.
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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