1970 Gould Campbell

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1970 Gould Campbell

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Re: 1970 Gould Campbell

Post by flash_uk » 11:21 Mon 23 Oct 2017

40% opacity, red. Rich, sweet nose. Smooth, slightly bitter red fruit, cranberries. Dryness.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1970 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 01:05 Sat 16 Dec 2017

Deep red colour with a magenta rim and - interestingly - no bricking; 70% opaque. Still youthful on the nose with vibrant berry fruit. Smmoth entry with a nice texture and a very pleasant fruit forward palate. A lovely balance with the ghosts of tannins and perfect acidity that supports a delicious spice to the fruit. Soft and lingering on the finish, this is a modest, balanced and very pleasant port. 88/100. Decanted 4½ hours.
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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