1963 Calem Foz

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1963 Calem Foz

Post by jdaw1 » 16:39 Sat 02 Dec 2017


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Re: 1963 Calem Foz

Post by jdaw1 » 15:58 Sun 03 Dec 2017

CáF63, decanted 15:30. Like the Cá63, showing signs of drying out. Maraschino cherries, and very long.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1963 Calem Foz

Post by AHB » 22:30 Thu 04 Jan 2018

Bottled by the Wine Society. Mature rose red colour, 30% opaque. Little showing on the nose, although there is some faint sweet fruit that is reminiscent of swet respberries dusted with icing sugar. The dusty icing sugar and some candy floss creates the initial impact on the palate, but there is also a touch of dirt to the fruit. Air on the palate improves the flavours, allowing the fruit to grow well until this port delivers a satisfying mouthful of flavour on the late palate. There is a delicious medium-weight aftertaste and a finish that shows a burnt orange edge throughout the long length. 86/100. 4 hour decant.
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