NV Boeira 20YO Tawny

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NV Boeira 20YO Tawny

Post by AHB » 22:21 Sun 29 May 2016

Boeira also offer a VV tawny with an average age of over 100 years, but this was not available for tasting.

Copper tone in colour, 15% opaque. A lifted nose with attractive fruit and sous bois. Rounded and smooth entry. As with the 10 year old tawny this port is very elegant but with a bit more presence, drier and with a hint of tannin. There is a lovely, mouthfilling aftertaste and a great finish of creme brulee. 89 04-May-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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