2005 Quinta da Romaneira

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2005 Quinta da Romaneira

Post by AHB » 12:28 Sun 15 Mar 2015

Ruby red with early browning. Attractive nose of bruised red plums. Neutral entry with some gentle fruit but surprisingly light on the palate. The tannins are firm and powerful compared to the fruit but combine to give a disappointing palate. The aftertaste is fragrant and fruity. A very elegant and light style of port. 84/100. Tasted 5 Mar 2015.
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