1963 Gould Campbell

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1963 Gould Campbell

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30% opacity, warm red, amber rim. Red fruits on the nose, slightly dried, plus sweet honeycomb. Smooth entry, dryness - dried red fruits, slightly extracted. Lovely port.
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Deep and rich red, quite intensely coloured; 80% opaque. The nose is surprisingly closed, slightly harsh with gentle sweetened rhubarb. Balanced on the palate, rich and peppery but also with masses of fruit - concentrated and complex. Rich and deep, fragrant and yet also sweet, spiced and backed with tannins. Fresh and fruity on the aftertaste, sweet and tasty with a long and lingering finish. Absolutely wonderful. 95/100. Decanted 5 hours.
Top Ports in 2022: Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port. I cried with joy.

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GC63: glorious red, 40% opaque. Heat early palate; big full and sweet; and, like the ’27, wine gums.

Later, very candied.
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