1967 Barros colheita

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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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Re: 1967 Barros colheita

Post by jdaw1 » 20:24 Sat 10 Jun 2017

Br67 colheita, quickly tasted away from the main table as a I rushed to the door. Nose of oranges. Palate also with oranges; lovely very full Port.

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Re: 1967 Barros colheita

Post by flash_uk » 10:51 Tue 13 Jun 2017

My favourite from the four colheitas on the evening.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1967 Barros colheita

Post by AHB » 18:33 Sun 29 Oct 2017

Bottled 2016. The colour of treacle, 20% opaque. Gentle and perfumed brown sugar on the nose. A first impression on the palate of a nicely balanced port with a significant dose of acidity lying under the fragrant toffee and caramel. Lots of sweet apple juice, full of the flavours of slightly bruised apples. A glowing aftertaste; lots of wonderful caramelised sugar and flower perfume right through the to finish. This is a pleasant — if slightly sticky — port. 87/100.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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