2007 Taylor Vargellas Vinha Velha

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Re: 2007 Taylor Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha

Post by AHB » 08:24 Tue 10 May 2011

Just starting to lose some opacity. Concentrated and intense nose, but quite restrained. Slight hollowness on entry, with the impact being dominated by tannin before a great wave of fruit crashes over the mid-palate - fruit which is sweet and pure. The aftertaste is huge, full of fruit and ground pepper. Truly an amazing wine. 93/100
Top Ports in 2019 (so far): Cockburn 1947 and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
2018 Ports of the year: São Leonardo 1927 White Port (Bottled 2018), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994

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