Nice core of mature red, soft coloured rim; 30% opaque. Spicy nose, sweet nutmeg but a little flat. Sweet, but a bit mono-dimensional. Lots of burnt sugar, and a bit subdued but a lovely raspberry brûlée finish. Gained complexity with more time in the glass to become really good. 87/100.
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