1994 Gould Campbell

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1994 Gould Campbell

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Re: 1994 Gould Campbell

Post by flash_uk » 10:48 Mon 23 Oct 2017

50% opacity, dark red, slightly cloudy. In the mouth, rich, lively, plummy chocolate. Tannins in the finish.

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Re: 1994 Gould Campbell

Post by AHB » 01:24 Sat 16 Dec 2017

Mid rose red colour, 70% opaque. Gentle fruit on the nose, living and rising from the glass – very fruity and attractive. Smooth and sweet entry with soft flavours that wrap around the tongue yet with a dry and gentle tannin core. A delicious texture perfectly combining sweet and ripe fruit with a balanced acidity and soft tannins - and then the fruit morphs into something new!A big aftertaste, sweet and round before a delicious bitterness on the juniper finish. This is a fabulous port, soft and elegant yet so big and with a finish of over 3 minutes! 96/100. Decanted 5 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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