1966 Calem Foz

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1966 Calem Foz

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Re: 1966 Calem Foz

Post by jdaw1 » 15:59 Sun 03 Dec 2017

Cá66, decanted 14:15. Fantastic. Massive and long, with white pepper, and a deep variety of flavours. Huge, but slightly dry. At its peak, and a splendid peak.

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Re: 1966 Calem Foz

Post by AHB » 22:31 Thu 04 Jan 2018

Bottled by the Wine Society. Mature red colour, looking to be nicely middle-aged; 50% opaque. Surprisingly youthful nose with gentle mace infused red fruit but with a touch of the astringency that mace brings. Sweet entry with lots of fruit that is initially quite simple. Air allows a lot of new flavours to develop on the late palate giving a nice, full and layered set of sensations. Some heat protrudes on the aftertaste but this gives way to a sticky finish of decent length. 86/100. 4½ hour decant.
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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