Tawny coloured, with an orange / rose rim. Concentrated mandarins on the nose. Sweet impact; light-bodied but grows with patience. Concentrated, but fairly simple - and very smooth. Empty, hollow aftertaste and a long burnt sugar / apple juice finish. 84/100.
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