1967 Martinez

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1967 Martinez

Post by AHB » 00:12 Sun 01 Nov 2015

20% opaque; a mature reddish-pink. Slightly spirity nose, mixing redcurrants and junipers. Smooth and light bodied entry. Spirity and acidic on the mid palate with the spirit showing quite fiercely. Lightly fruited and sweet but starting to dry out. Spicy on the aftertaste, gentle but lasting although the juniper harshness never leaves. Served blind this was guessed to be Quinta do Noval 1975. 85/100. 27-Oct-15. 1½ hour decant.
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Re: 1967 Martinez

Post by Andy Velebil » 00:21 Sun 01 Nov 2015

This has some bottle variations now but that spirit does tend to protrude a bit regardless.


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Re: 1967 Martinez

Post by jdaw1 » 11:21 Thu 21 Apr 2016

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=96154#p96154]Here[/url] DRT wrote:On Tuesday 27th October a group of us gathered at the Boot & Flogger and shared some fine ports. Details of the organisation can be found here.

The ports drunk were:
Also Review thread; and Placemats.


Mz67, originally ‘JDAW’. Red-orange, 25% opaque. Smooth, then too hot. Very orangey. Oleaginous. Far from great, but nonetheless quite good.

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