1977 Gould Campbell

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AHB
Fonseca 1970
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1977 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 21:54 Mon 28 Mar 2016

Dark red, no bricking but in early maturity; 90% opaque. Fresh flowers and ripe fruit on the nose, sweet purple plums and ripe damson. Fat and figgy. Lovely mouthfeel, full of fruit but with lively and spicy tannins giving a vibrant flavour profile. Full of fruit but with delicate flower perfume, with clarifying acidity; big palate presence. Great dark cherry and black chocolate aftertaste and huge finish. Wonderful port that still needs several years to soften and mature. 94/100. Drunk 03-Mar-16.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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Re: 1977 Gould Campbell

Post by Andy Velebil » 22:25 Mon 28 Mar 2016

Glad you finally got a good showing of this.

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Re: 1977 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 22:34 Mon 28 Mar 2016

Andy Velebil wrote:Glad you finally got a good showing of this.
It's about 1 in 10 that show well with me at the moment.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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Re: 1977 Gould Campbell

Post by Andy Velebil » 22:44 Mon 28 Mar 2016

AHB wrote:
Andy Velebil wrote:Glad you finally got a good showing of this.
It's about 1 in 10 that show well with me at the moment.
Yikes :shock:

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