1957 Niepoort Colheita

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1957 Niepoort Colheita

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Tuesday 15th December 2015, at the Boot & Flogger, a horizontal of 1975s.

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Doggett
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Re: 1957 Niepoort colheita

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Ni57 Colheita. Very brown and clouded. Should have been decanted the night before to clear the sediment before bringing to the B&F rather than just the 4 hours. Lovely caramels and nuts on the taste. A lovely glass, but could have been so much more. 90 points
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Re: 1957 Niepoort colheita

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A sample courtesy of Simon Doggett. Bottling date not known. A deep honey-brown colour with an olive green rim. Powerful nose of ground pistachio, petrol and black treacle. Acidity dominates the entry, gentle fruit flavours with dates and raisins. Powerful grapefruit acidity and a lime zest bitterness to the long finish. This has a nice balance and plenty of flavour but is missing something. 88/100.
Top Ports in 2023: Taylor 1896 Colheita, b. 2021. A perfect Port.

2024: Niepoort 1900 Colheita, b.1971. A near perfect Port.
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Re: 1957 Niepoort colheita

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This is normally a rocking great port. Bummer it didn't show better.


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Re: 1957 Niepoort colheita

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I have just checked the bottle, and this particular Ni 57 Colheita was bottled in 1970.
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Re: 1957 Niepoort colheita

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Doggett wrote:I have just checked the bottle, and this particular Ni 57 Colheita was bottled in 1970.
Thanks Simon
Top Ports in 2023: Taylor 1896 Colheita, b. 2021. A perfect Port.

2024: Niepoort 1900 Colheita, b.1971. A near perfect Port.
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Re: 1957 Niepoort Colheita

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Brown, with green rim. Rich palate dominated by aniseed.
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