1963 Rebello Valente

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nac
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Re: 1963 Rebello Valente

Post by nac » 16:26 Thu 21 Nov 2019

Some provenance...

The second of two bottles purchased from the Berry Bros broking list in December 1996.
First bottle was consumed around the time of purchase, and my memory is that it was pretty good.
BBR bottling.

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jdaw1
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Re: 1963 Rebello Valente

Post by jdaw1 » 20:01 Thu 21 Nov 2019

RV63. Red, 40% opaque. Light, bitterness early, hint spearmint.

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flash_uk
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Re: 1963 Rebello Valente

Post by flash_uk » 13:41 Fri 22 Nov 2019

20% opacity, mature red. Lovely rich nose, red fruit. Mature port, red fruit, some dryness, a slight acidic edge in the background.

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