1977 Warre

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Cockburn 1900
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1977 Warre

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Re: 1977 Warre

Post by AHB » 15:14 Fri 29 Dec 2017

Light burnished gold colour, 30% opaque. Delicate and attractive nose of soft, sweet rose perfume. A wonderful texture, thick and full of flavour. A big palate, full of sweet star fruit, cranberry flavoured syrup with lots of tobacco. Air makes the flavours explode on the palate. The aftertaste is big and full of fruit yet with the acidity needed to keep the balance and focus. And then the finish appears! Wow! Chocolate, dried cherry and still with that superb balance. There is a fabulous elegance all over this superb port. 96/100. 19-Dec-17. Decanted 5½ hours.
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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