1987 Croft Roeda

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AHB
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1987 Croft Roeda

Post by AHB » 00:13 Sun 01 Nov 2015

Mature port the colour of burnished copper with a wide transparent rim, 30% opaque. A warm nose of sweetened rhubarb, sharp but attractive. Sweet entry, smooth and fruity; the fruit is baked but attractive. Good complexity on the palate with a lovely spicy edge to the sloe dominated fruit. A tingling aftertaste with a warm length followed by a delicious dry finish full of dried and sour blackcurrant. Tasty, but did fade and thin in the glass over the course of the evening. Served blind this was guessed to be Quinta do Noval 1978. 88/100. 27-Oct-15. 11½ hour decant.
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Re: 1967 Quinta da Roeda

Post by CPR 1 » 10:31 Mon 02 Nov 2015

This was actually a 87 not 67, although it was pale and looked much older than it was.

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Re: 1987 Quinta da Roeda

Post by AHB » 16:37 Mon 02 Nov 2015

Thank you. Now corrected.
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Re: 1987 Croft Roeda

Post by jdaw1 » 11:24 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.


CR87, being CPR’s backup bottle, and originally labelled ‘£’. Decanted 08:00. Lovely red, 40% opaque. Quite dry. Bitter note. Light.

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