Opaque, deep red. Subdued nose. Lovely balance on entry, with strong tannins showing a firm grip but there is a lot of fruit under the tannin. Firm tannins grip on the aftertaste before a long, violet dominated finish. This is impressive port. 89/100.
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