2011 Kopke LBV

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2011 Kopke LBV

Post by AHB » 13:28 Mon 28 Mar 2016

Rose red colour with a narrow rim and an opaque centre. Fragrant nose with lots of blackcurrants and a deep earthiness. Green bell peppers and redcurrants on the palate with strong tannins and a good acidity. A surprising amount of fresh fruit on the mid-palate leading to a long berry aftertaste and finish. A great length of redcurrants. Lovely but very youthful; a port which will happily cellar for 10+ years. 88/100. Tasted 02-Mar-16.
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