1966 Smith Woodhouse

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flash_uk
Dow 1980
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1966 Smith Woodhouse

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Re: 1966 Smith Woodhouse

Post by flash_uk » 20:45 Mon 23 May 2016

20% opacity, brown-red with a yellowish rim. Soft nose, ripe strawberries. Lively entry on the palate, nicely balanced, and soft red fruit. Very nice port.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1966 Smith Woodhouse

Post by AHB » 00:20 Mon 30 May 2016

Mature brick red, 30% opaque. Gentle on the nose, a little harsh rose hip and sweet hawthorn perfume. Delicious mature fruit on the palate, redcurrant syrup; gentle flavours at first then a big dose of harsh acidity bringing sweet fruit and cigar tobacco. Spicy, peppery aftertaste with a long finish of concentrated redcurrant syrup. 90
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Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1966 Smith Woodhouse

Post by jdaw1 » 14:43 Mon 02 Jan 2017

SW66. Re-pink, 30% opaque. Soft and unctuous. Fully mature. Mid weight, long and lovely.

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