2011 Niepoort LBV

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2011 Niepoort LBV

Post by AHB » 21:38 Sun 14 Jun 2015

Bottled 2015. Deep red, bordering on scarlet at the rim. Opaque centre. Fresh blackcurrant nose of an exuberant and youthful port. A big mouthful of fruit, slightly perfumed by hints of aniseed and big, powerful tannins. A lovely fruity aftertaste and finish that is concentrated and persistent. A great LBV capable of aging and improving for 30 years. 89/100. 06-May-15.
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