1983 Dow

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1983 Dow

Post by AHB » 22:01 Mon 28 Mar 2016

Cloudy appearance, opaque. Medicinal nose mixing antiseptic and menthol. Sweet fruit, nicely balanced on the palate. The tannins are firm and the acidity lively; the fruit nicely perfumed. A little hollow on the aftertaste but recovers on the finish with length to the fragrant red licorice. 89/100. 17-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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