NV Pocas Junior 40YO Tawny

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jdaw1
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NV Pocas Junior 40YO Tawny

Post by jdaw1 » 22:34 Sun 11 Jun 2017

A multi-theme at The B&F on Wednesday 24th May 2017.
• Anything But Vintage IV (III, II, I).
• Blind.
• Optionally ‘For’ Somebody: some bottles were specified as being ‘For’ somebody, that somebody being expected to guess why.

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Re: NV Pocas Junior 40YO Tawny

Post by AHB » 22:35 Sun 22 Oct 2017

From a half bottle. Burnished orange colour, 30% opaque. Tawny style nose, big and pronounced and full of pistachio paste. Smooth on the palate with lots of honey and lemon; surprisingly dry. Dry ghosts of tannin show on the balanced aftertaste and a long honeyed finish of lovely sour citrus. 93/100.
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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