1996 Barros colheita

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1996 Barros colheita

Post by AHB » 12:21 Mon 28 Mar 2016

Bottled 2016. Light brown in colour, very pale, less than 10% opaque. Fresh apples and pineapples on the nose. Pineapple and peaches on the palate, languid but with a bitter core at the centre. A slight, bitter finish with good length. 87/100. Tasted 02-Mar-16.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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