NV Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo CLA Special Reserve

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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NV Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo CLA Special Reserve

Post by AHB » 23:21 Sun 29 May 2016

Deep red and opaque. Softly fruity on the nose, very attractive. Fruit driven entry, light but very pleasant. Soft, sweet and ripe fruit and an adept structure. Light on its feet and gorgeous to drink. A very fine ruby port focused on delivering balanced fruit without taxing the mind of the drinker. 88/100. 04-May-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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