1980 Gould Campbell

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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1980 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 09:04 Mon 28 Dec 2015

Mature brick red, 70% opaque. A wonderful nose of mace and all spiced infused fruit. Gentle entry, bringing elegant fruit that is mature and full of lovely spice. An enjoyable aftertaste with good elegance. A gentle but spice edge. 93/100.

Tasted at the Berry Brothers Port Walk on 26 November 2015.
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Taylor Quinta de Vargellas 1987
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Re: 1980 Gould Campbell

Post by flash_uk » 15:02 Wed 06 Jan 2016

40% opacity, brown-red. Spicy nose. Smooth, soft entry, with a fantastic mix of fruit, spice and chocolate flavours. This was a real surprise on the night for me, excellent port.

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